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Department of Health written question – answered on 8th March 2017.

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Photo of Lord Rennard Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage the sale of more low-alcohol or non-alcoholic drinks in licensed venues; and what assessment they have made of the potential health benefits of such a policy.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The 2016 United Kingdom Chief Medical Officers’ low risk drinking guidelines provide the public with the most up-to-date scientific information to help people make informed choices about their own drinking. The Government is committed to working with industry to address concerns over any irresponsible promotions, advertising and marketing of alcohol.

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