Alcoholic Drinks: Chocolate

Home Office written question – answered on 16th October 2014.

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations she has received from medical bodies about proposals to allow the sale of liqueur chocolates to children under the age of 16.

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The Home Office engages regularly with health bodies and groups concerned about alcohol-related harm. The Home Office has not received direct representations from medical bodies about proposals to abolish the offence of selling liqueur confectionery to those under the age of 16.

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