Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 10th September 2018.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will estimate the annual cost to the NHS of alcohol addiction in each year since 2010-11.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The costs to the National Health Service in England associated with alcohol misuse have been estimated at £3.5 billion each year in 2009/10 prices. The Government has not updated this assessment.

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