May 26, 2009

Hitting the bottle

Bank Holiday binge drinking is predicted to cost the NHS £25 million this weekend. Policy Exchange’s new report, Hitting the bottle recommends a fundamental overhaul of the alcohol duty regime, to allow for prices to be raised on super-strength beer and ciders, and to promote the production and consumption of lower alcohol products.


Carol Storey

Health and Social Care Research Fellow, 2009

Henry Featherstone

Head of Health Unit, 2008-2010

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