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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer - Drug rehabilitation clinics [36141/13]. (18 Jul 2013)

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315. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Social Protection if the figure provided for June 2013 of 895 participants on drug rehabilitation places include support workers; if he will provide a breakdown showing the numbers of T-Coded places participants in recovery and support workers who are subject to ordinary community employment conditions. [36141/13] 

Minister for Social Protection (Deputy Joan Burton): In June 2013 there were 895 CE participants on drug rehabilitation places, this includes 158 support workers. (See Table 1 below)
 
This is a significant improvement in the number of participants on CE drug rehabilitation places when compared to January 2012 when a total of 578 (including support workers) were recorded.
 
Table 1: Ring-fenced Drug Rehabilitation, June 2013
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Referred
Clients
Support
Workers
Total
Total
737
158
895
June 2013: CSM IT Extracts
 
The take-up of CE places will be closely monitored. The Department is committed to reforming CE to ensure value for money, progression of the job seeker and support for community services.

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