We simply do not understand this enthusiasm for minimum alcohol pricing - The Adam Smith Institute (blog)

It's rather Chris Snowdon over at the IEA who is the policy wonk to talk to on the issue of minimum pricing for alcohol. The general view seeming to be that the public health wallahs have got the bit between their teeth and they're not going to listen ...

Minimum alcohol price 'would improve UK health', says Public Health England - Sky News

Alcohol sales have increased 42% since 1980 due to women drinking more than ever, according to a report by government advisers. 18:54, UK, Saturday 03 December 2016. Alcohol. Video: New calls for minimum alcohol pricing. The price of alcohol could ...

Alcohol could get more expensive after health advisers call for minimum pricing - Metro

The price of alcohol may increase after a new government report argued minimum pricing could improve the nation's health. A plan to introduce a mandatory price was shelved by the coalition government three years ago but it could be set to make a ...

Alcohol minimum pricing 'will save 1100 lives a year' - iNews

More than 1,100 lives will be saved every year if the Government introduces a 60p minimum unit price for alcohol in England, according to a major report. New minimum pricing guide. Bottle of wine, 11% ABV: £4.80. Can of lager, 4& ABV: £1.05. 700ml of ...

If high prices curbed drinking, we'd all be sober - The Times (subscription)

Public Health England, the nanny state quango, has used its review of “alcohol control” policies to resurrect the campaign for minimum pricing. Rejected by Gordon Brown in the dog days of the Labour government, the idea of putting a floor price on a ...

Increase the cost of alcohol to tackle problem drinking - The Times (subscription)

Raising the cost of alcohol is the best way to tackle problem drinking, government health advisers have concluded, putting pressure on ministers to revive plans for a minimum unit price. Public Health England (PHE) said a legal floor for alcohol prices ...

Britons are drinking 42% more than they were 30 years ago - and experts say boozing women are to blame - Daily Mail

Britain is one the only countries in Western Europe in which death rates from drinking are still rising - and 10million people drink to harmful levels. The review into alcohol harm, published last night by Public Health England (PHE), found alcohol ...

Minimum alcohol pricing 'could improve nation's health' - Belfast Telegraph

An anti-homelessness charity said that higher alcohol content drinks were doing more money than heroin and crack cocaine combined. The Government has said it will continue to look at minimum pricing for alcohol in light of a new report which argues it ...

Increase the cost of alcohol to tackle problem drinking - The Times (subscription)

Raising the cost of alcohol is the best way to tackle problem drinking, government health advisers have concluded, putting pressure on ministers to revive plans for a minimum unit price. Public Health England (PHE) said a legal floor for alcohol prices ...

If high prices curbed drinking, we'd all be sober - The Times (subscription)

Public Health England, the nanny state quango, has used its review of “alcohol control” policies to resurrect the campaign for minimum pricing. Rejected by Gordon Brown in the dog days of the Labour government, the idea of putting a floor price on a ...

Brits' boozing soars 42 percent with 10 million of us now guzzling harmful amounts of alcohol at home - The Sun

HEALTH chiefs are calling for a hike in the price of alcohol amid claims boozing costs the economy £1.2billion a year. A government review found Brits are guzzling 42 per cent more than we did 40 years ago. Drunk and fighting revellers see in New Year ...

Alcohol-related crime, lost output and ill health costs UK £52bn a year - The Guardian

Public Health England estimates the cost of alcohol-related harm at between 1.3% and 2.7% of UK GDP. Photograph: Alamy. Denis Campbell Health policy editor. Friday 2 December 2016 14.23 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email

PHE: 10 million in England drink at harmful levels - The Spirits Business

A major report from government agency Public Health England (PHE) claims more than 10 million people in England currently drink alcohol at levels which increase risk of “health harm”. In mice exposed to chronic alcohol use and repeat binge episodes ...

PHE calls for minimum unit pricing to reduce alcohol harm - National Health Executive

Introducing a minimum unit price (MUP) for alcohol could improve the health of the heaviest drinkers in the country, Public Health England (PHE) suggested as it published a review showing the damage increased levels of drinking are causing. Sales of ...

No 10 refuses to rule out introducing minimum prices for alcohol - Daily Mail

A spokesman for the Prime Minister said the Government will look into proposals by its own health advisers, who recommend bringing in minimum pricing to cut the harm caused by drinking. The review by Public Health England (PHE) said drinkers should be ...

Health advisers call for minimum alcohol unit pricing - BBC News

Introducing a minimum price per unit of alcohol in England would improve the health of the heaviest drinkers, a review by Public Health England says. The report found that although alcohol consumption has dropped since 2008, those in poorer communities ...

Alcohol is leading cause of DEATH among under 50s: North West has highest mortality rates - Express.co.uk

ALCOHOL is the leading cause of death among people aged between 15 and 49 years old, a Public Health England review into alcohol harm has revealed. By Olivia Lerche. PUBLISHED: 10:20, Fri, Dec 2, 2016 | UPDATED: 16:27, Fri, Dec 2, 2016. Alcohol: ...

Over 10m people are drinking at harmful levels, PHE warns - Pulse

Over 10m people are drinking at levels that increase the risk of harming their health, according to a new evidence review on alcohol from Public Health England (PHE). PHE said that alcohol is the leading cause of death among 15-49-year-olds and that ...