§ Mr. Wareing
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list those organisations engaged in combating tranquilliser abuse which have been either totally or partially funded by his Department in each of the years 1981 to 1987; and if he will give the amounts provided in each case.
§ Mrs. Currie
The following organisations catering for those dependent on tranquillisers have received grants under the central funding initiative set up by the Government in 1983 to pump-prime services for drug misusers.
Organisation Amount £ Duration of funding TRANX (Harrow) 89,483 1983 to 1986 TRANX Release (Northampton) 28,592 1984 to 1986 MIND (Copeland) 94,367 1985 to 1988 NECA (North East Council on Addictions) 124,241 1985 to 1988
Many of the other 184 projects funded under this scheme also provide a service to those dependent on tranquillisers.