Drugs task forces face major overhaul

Drugs minister Catherine Byrne said some task forces not taking responsibility for the money they give

10th July, 2016
Minister of State for Drugs Policy Catherine Byrne Pic: RollingNews.ie

The country’s 24 drugs task forces are to be overhauled to combat the drugs crisis. Minister of State for Drugs Policy Catherine Byrne said she believed it was time for a new model that would provide more transparency, accountability and results.

“If we’ve had task forces for 30 years and the addiction problem is getting worse in communities, why is that happening if all of these millions are going in?”

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