§ Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how much money has been spent to date on each area of the Government's anti-drugs strategy announced following the comprehensive spending review. 
§ Mr. Ian McCartney
It is not possible at this stage of the financial year to provide the information in the format requested.
The Comprehensive Expenditure Review 1997–98 estimated drug-related spending across the UK to be in the region of £1.4 billion.
The 1998 Comprehensive Spending Review settlement provided an additional £217 million over three years directed to health, local authorities and criminal justice agencies for targeted anti-drugs activities. The table details allocations.
In addition, in July 1999, the Home Secretary announced the availability of a further £20 million for the development of Arrest Referral Schemes to get drug misusers into treatment.