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Alcoholic Drinks: Prices

Home Department written question – answered on 3rd May 2011.

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Photo of Karen Lumley Karen Lumley Conservative, Redditch

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what legal advice she has received on the effect on local authority licensing arrangements of the introduction of a (a) voluntary and (b) mandatory minimum price per unit of alcohol.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)

The Secretary of State has received legal advice on a range of issues pertaining to alcohol pricing, including the effect of a minimum price per unit of alcohol on local authority licensing arrangements. The content of legal advice is subject to legal professional privilege and it is not appropriate to set it out at this stage other than in terms of the areas to which it relates.

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