Written Question on Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

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Date Title Questioner
11 Jul 2018, 12:45 p.m. Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse Neil Coyle


To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to Public Health England's blog of 9 November 2017, Alcohol and drug treatment in England: the picture from the 2016-17 data, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the 12 per cent fall in the number of people seeking treatment for alcohol in the last three years.

Answer (Steve Brine)

Public Health England is working with local authorities to review treatment numbers and assess the reasons for changes in the number of people in treatment. The findings are currently being analysed and advice will be provided to local authorities.

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