The 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review was planned to set out the government’s financial settlement for departments over the next four years. However, the government has taken the decision to postpone the expected Autumn Budget in light of the Covid-19 crisis, and the future of the Comprehensive Spending Review, is not yet clear.
Collective Voice made a submission to the CSR in September, calling for significant financial investment in substance misuse treatment as an important element of improving the nation’s health and wellbeing, increasing opportunity for individuals, and creating safer communities.
Read our submission The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has issued a call for evidence around drug use in ethnic minority groups.
National Audit Office report highlights need to build upon the Drug Strategy and develop a long term, funded plan for full delivery.
Read the report “The government will only achieve value for money if it builds on the initial momentum of the new strategy and develops a