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DRUG TREATMENT PERFORMANCE DATA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 420: tabled on 14 January 2004

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the recent performance data released by the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA) and the Department of Health, which has revealed significant improvements in the delivery of drug treatment, a 41 per cent. increase in the numbers of people accessing treatment, average waiting times dropping by almost two thirds in the last two years, with a 23 per cent. increase in the numbers of people working in this sector; and calls upon the Government to congratulate all involved in these achievements and to provide resources to enable the NTA to publish in future waiting times and workforce data on a quarterly basis nationally, regionally and locally in order to monitor continued delivery of service levels.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.