Minimum Unit Pricing (Alcohol-related Deaths)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at on 19 September 2019.

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Photo of Clare Adamson Clare Adamson Scottish National Party

The First Minister will be aware of new research showing that there has been a 21.5 per cent decrease in alcohol-related deaths in Glasgow since the introduction of minimum unit pricing. Does the First Minister agree with the British Liver Trust that Parliaments across these islands should get on with the day job and follow Scotland’s lead in the area?