Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (705)

John Curran


705. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Health his plans to increase the level of core funding for drugs task forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45398/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I am pleased that the additional funding of €1m announced by me in March 2019 to support the implementation of the National Drugs Strategy will be continued in 2020.

€240,000 of this funding will allow for the continuation of €10,000 in additional funding to each of the 24 Drug and Alcohol Task Forces in 2020.