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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 602 - National Drugs Strategy budget [23386/15]. (16 Jun 2015)


602. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Healthif he will provide, in tabular form, the funding made available to each local and regional drugs task force for each of the years 2010 to 2014 and for 2015 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23386/15]

 

Minister of State at the Department of Health (Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin):In line with the National Drugs Strategy, the Department of Health administers a Drugs Initiative which primarily funds community based drugs initiatives supported by Local and Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Forces. The budget allocation for the twenty four Local and Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Forces for each of the years referred to by the Deputy is set out in the table.

 

LDATFs

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014 DOH

2014 HSE

2015 DOH

2015 HSE

Ballyfermot

1,533,826

1,492,413

1,569,489

1,522,404

461,150

1,025,582

255,466

1,231,286

Ballymun

1,243,552

1,209,976

1,180,695

1,145,274

632,817

488,098

422,958

697,957

Blanchardstown

1,184,200

1,152,227

1,124,343

1,090,613

179,305

913,589

179,305

913,589

Bray

1,656,849

1,612,114

1,573,101

1,525,908

573,860

916,271

573,860

916,271

Canal Communities

1,645,413

1,600,987

1,562,243

1,515,376

338,605

1,141,309

338,605

1,141,309

Clondalkin

1,495,408

1,455,032

1,421,577

1,428,930

388,114

1,007,948

388,114

1,007,948

Cork

1,662,621

1,617,730

1,578,581

1,531,224

411,988

1,108,299

411,988

1,108,299

Dublin 12

1,180,005

1,148,145

1,120,360

1,086,749

74,013

990,134

70,997

993,150

Dublin North East

1,294,199

1,259,256

1,228,782

988,234

422,251

594,836

422,251

594,836

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

975,475

949,137

926,167

898,382

94,676

786,755

94,676

786,755

Finglas Cabra

986,452

959,818

936,590

908,492

263,277

627,960

263,277

627,960

North Inner City

2,495,777

2,428,391

2,369,624

2,298,535

576,956

1,652,623

494,856

1,734,723

South Inner City

2,276,911

2,215,434

2,161,821

2,096,966

255,720

1,788,337

176,043

1,868,014

Tallaght

1,316,913

1,281,356

1,250,347

1,262,837

452,712

782,240

341,438

893,514

Total

20,947,601

20,382,016

20,003,720

19,299,924

5,125,444

13,823,981

4,433,814

14,515,611

RDATFs

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014 DOH

2014 HSE

2015 DOH

2015 HSE

East Coast

896,933

872,716

851,596

584,227

58,200

508,500

58,200

508,500

Midlands

1,576,095

870,581

849,513

824,028

307,810

491,497

136,816

662,491

Mid-West

894,739

1,533,540

1,496,428

1,451,535

147,982

1,260,007

147,982

1,260,007

North East

1,038,588

1,010,546

986,091

956,508

0

927,813

0

927,813

North West

806,369

784,597

765,610

742,642

272,485

447,878

258,633

461,730

North Dublin

870,066

846,574

826,087

801,304

456,080

321,184

309,778

467,486

South East

1,193,005

1,160,794

1,132,703

1,098,722

0

1,065,760

0

1,065,760

South West

894,750

870,592

849,524

824,038

102,820

696,497

102,820

696,497

Southern

1,089,369

1,059,956

1,034,305

1,003,276

0

973,178

0

973,178

Western

740,085

720,104

702,677

681,597

136,994

524,155

136,994

524,155

Total

9,999,999

9,730,000

9,494,534

8,967,877

1,482,371

7,216,469

1,151,223

7,547,617

 

The reduction in the Department of Health allocation in 2014 and 2015 respectively reflects the fact that the Department transferred €21.04m in funding relating to Drug and Alcohol Task Force projects to the HSE on 1st January 2014, with a further €1.02m transferring on 1 January 2015.

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