Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Questions (347)

Brian Stanley

Question:

349 Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for Health if he will provide a breakdown of the total annual spend, including all grants, by his Department on all structures of local government here for 2011, and also for June 2011 to June 2012. [35685/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

Funding for community based drugs projects supported by Local and Regional Drugs Task Forces is channelled through a number of Government Departments and State agencies, including certain local authorities. A full breakdown of the grants by local authority area relating to the 2011 financial year and the period January to June 2012 is set out in the table.

The attention of the Deputy is drawn to the fact that Dublin City Council ceased to operate as a channel of funding for my Department this year. An alternative funding agency has been identified for each of the nine projects concerned, seven of which have transferred to the HSE, while the remaining two projects have been assigned to the City of Dublin VEC and the Canal Communities Partnership respectively. The project previously funded through Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has not been allocated funding in 2012.

Council

Jan-June 2011

July-Dec 2011

Jan-June 2012

Dublin City

164,346.67

164,328.67

0.00

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County

30,500.00

30,500.00

0.00

Fingal County

111,823..00

90,823.00

97,948.00

Laois County

1,000.00

0.00

1,500.00

Offaly County

2,384.00

2,768.00

2,000.00

Westmeath County

96,138.00

70,832.00

82,780.00

Total

406,191.67

359,271.67

184,228.00