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Alcoholic Drinks and Tobacco: Coronavirus

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th May 2020.

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Photo of Alex Norris Alex Norris Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made any assessment on levels of (a) tobacco and (b) alcohol use during the covid-19 outbreak.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

It is too early to make an effective assessment of the levels of tobacco and alcohol use during the COVID-19 outbreak. Data on this is published annually, and the Department is investigating other external sources of data and surveys to track indicators of behaviour change.

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