To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's press release, £148 million to cut drugs crime, published on 20 January 2021, whether the deadline for (a) Universal and (b) Accelerator applications is (i) fixed or (ii) flexible.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
15 March 2021
The deadline for the Universal and Accelerator drug treatment grant applications is fixed. Where there are exceptional circumstances, Public Health England will work with local areas on a case by case basis to ensure they can submit applications. Local authorities have now received their indicative allocations, proposal templates and supporting materials.