Alcohol: Impact on Accident and Emergency Services — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:15 pm on 21st January 2015.

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Photo of Lord Avebury Lord Avebury Liberal Democrat 3:15 pm, 21st January 2015

My Lords, is it necessary to refer to the alcohol industry for measures to alleviate the £21 billion-worth of harm that it causes? Should my noble friend not instead refer to the calculations by the University of Sheffield showing the amount by which alcohol harm can be reduced by increases in taxation?