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Alcoholic Drinks: Prices

Health written question – answered on 8th November 2011.

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Photo of Nick Smith Nick Smith Labour, Blaenau Gwent

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether his Department has sought legal advice on the compatibility of the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol with European law.

Photo of Anne Milton Anne Milton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Home Office has lead responsibility for alcohol pricing policy and has sought and received such legal advice on behalf of the Government.

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