Alcoholic Drinks and Drugs: Misuse

(asked on 16th July 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for drug and alcohol misuse services.


Answered by
Jo Churchill Portrait
Jo Churchill
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 22nd July 2021

In 2020, Dame Carol Black was commissioned to lead an independent review of drugs, focussing on treatment, recovery and prevention, including an assessment of the adequacy of drug and alcohol misuse service funding. The review was published on 8 July and makes 32 recommendations to Government, including increasing levels of funding to drug and alcohol misuse services. The review is available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/review-of-drugs-phase-two-report

A Government response to the review will be published shortly.

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