Drug Treatment Services

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th October 2017.

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Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons) 12:00 am, 10th October 2017

The ACMD says:

“England had built a world class drug treatment system…
This system is now being dismantled due to reductions in resources.”

More than 100 local authorities have had to reduce spending on addiction services this year as a result of Government cuts. Will that reduction in addiction treatment budgets not just cost the NHS more in the long term?