Department Of Health
The funding allocations document confirms the new funding to local authorities for 2024 to 2025. It also outlines the methodology for making these allocations. This new funding will be provided in addition to the current public health grant allocations.
It updates the indicative funding and methodology published in October 2023 as part ofStopping the start: our new plan to create a smokefree generation. This follows consultation with local and regional stakeholders.
The guidance for local authorities gives an overview of local stop smoking services and support. It sets out the:
- funding aims
- framework for delivering services
- grant agreement process
- future reporting mechanisms
The guidance will help local authorities as they start their planning for how to use this new funding.