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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 409- Drug and alcohol task forces [3279/18]. (23 Jan 2018)

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409.Deputy John Curranasked the Minister for Health the funding which was allocated to each drugs task force in 2017; the level of funding to be provided to each drugs task force in 2018 in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3279/18]

 

Minister for Health (Deputy Simon Harris): The budget allocation for the twenty four Local and Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Forces from the Drugs Initiative of the Department of Health and the Health Service Executive for 2017 to 2018 is set out in the table:

 

LDATF

2017 DOH

2017 HSE

2018 DOH

2018 HSE

Ballyfermot

€255,446

€1,231,286

€255,446

€1,231,286

Ballymun

€422,958

€697,957

€422,958

€697,957

Blanchardstown

€179,305

€913,589

€179,305

€913,589

Bray

€573,860

€916,271

€573,860

€916,271

Canal Communities

€338,605

€1,141,309

€338,605

€1,141,309

Clondalkin

€388,114

€1,007,948

€388,114

€1,007,948

Cork

€411,988

€1,108,299

€411,988

€1,108,299

Dublin 12

€70,397

€993,750

€70,397

€993,750

Dublin NE

€239,971

€777,116

€239,971

€777,116

Dun Laoghaire

€94,676

€786,755

€94,676

€786,755

Finglas Cabra

€263,277

€627,960

€263,277

€627,960

NIC

€394,856

€1,834,723

€394,856

€1,834,723

SIC

€176,043

€1,868,014

€176,043

€1,868,014

Tallaght

€336,022

€898,930

€336,022

€898,930

Total LDATF

€4,145,518

€14,803,907

€4,145,518

€14,803,907

 

RDATF

2017 DOH

2017 HSE

2018 DOH

2018 HSE

East Coast Area

€58,200

€508,500

€58,200

€508,500

Midland

€136,816

€662,491

€136,816

€662,491

Mid-West

€147,982

€1,260,007

€147,982

€1,260,007

North East

€0

€927,813

€0

€927,813

North West

€258,633

€461,730

€258,633

€461,730

North Dublin City & Co.

€266,245

€511,019

€266,245

€511,019

South East

€0

€1,065,760

€0

€1,065,760

South West

€102,820

€696,497

€102,820

€696,497

Southern

€0

€973,178

€0

€973,178

Western

€136,994

€524,155

€136,994

€524,155

Total RDATF

€1,107,690

€7,591,150

€1,107,690

€7,591,150

Overall Total

 

€27,648,265

 

€27,648,265

 

In recognition of the key role Drug and Alcohol Task Forces play in providing a targeted response to the drug problem in local communities, I will shortly be announcing details of a range of new funding initiatives to strengthen the capacity of Task Forces to support the implementation of Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery during 2018.

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