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Air Ambulance Services: Northern Ireland

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 904561, tabled on 13 April 2016

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether funding for an air ambulance in Northern Ireland announced in the Budget 2016 will be provided to Air Ambulance NI or the Northern Ireland Executive's Department of Health, Social Security and Public Safety.

Answered on

19 April 2016

At Budget 2016 the Chancellor committed £4.5 million from banking fines to help establish a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service for Northern Ireland, following a bid from the ‘Air Ambulance Northern Ireland’ charity, who will be the ultimate recipient of the funding. The Treasury is currently working with the charity and the Northern Ireland Executive to ensure that this critical lifesaving service is up and running as soon as is practically possible

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