Alcoholic Drinks: Prices

Home Department written question – answered on 5th November 2012.

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Photo of Karen Lumley Karen Lumley Conservative, Redditch

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent assessment she has made of whether introducing minimum pricing for units of alcohol is an effective way to tackle excessive drinking.

Photo of Jeremy Browne Jeremy Browne The Minister of State, Home Department

The Government will publish an impact assessment this autumn that will estimate the impact of minimum unit pricing on a range of issues including consumption, crime, health and business.

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