To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representatives of the alcohol industry he met on 28 June; what topics were discussed; what plans he has for further meetings; what other organisations with an interest in alcohol harm reduction he has met over the last three months; and if he will make a statement.
My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport met with a range of trade associations and companies in the alcohol industry on
The meeting included representatives from pub and club chains, trade associations, manufacturers and the off-trade.
As part of the implementation of the Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy for England, and in the wider course of my ministerial duties, I have met with a variety of organisations with an interest in alcohol harm reduction. These include the alcohol industry, the police, and others, at both the national and the local level.