Minimum Alcohol Pricing

Ned Simons

PMQS: Miliband Mocks Cameron: 'What Can He Organise In A Brewery?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband unleashed his best ever gag at the start of prime minister's questions on Wednesday, mocking David Cameron for reports he has been forced ...

Cameron Is Right to Ditch Booze Tax - Why Do We Drink to Excess and Why He Needs to Bin the Fat and Bedroom Taxes Too

Janice Atkinson | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Politics
Janice Atkinson

This ditched tax, along with the proposed 'fat tax' and 'bedroom tax' will only hit the poor. Those former members of the Bullingdon Club wouldn't notice a hitch in wine prices but the little old lady on a fixed income who likes a sherry before dinner and the dwindling few who pop into the pub on the way home from work would have shouldered this tax.

Minimum Pricing: Not Just a Scottish Play

Ayo Akintola | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics
Ayo Akintola

When I heard about the beginning of the consultation on minimum pricing for alcohol, I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. Is it good or bad? All is not as straightforward as it seems.

Alcohol 'Causes One In Eight' UK Adult Deaths

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

One in eight deaths of UK adults under the age of 64 is caused by alcohol, an international conference on tackling problem drinking has heard. A ma...