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08/03/2017

Balance reacts to the Budget

Responding to alcohol duty announcements in the Budget today, Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, comments.

07/03/2017

Shocking new figures show North East drinking highest in country...

New figures released today (Tuesday, March 7) from Public Health England paint a bleak picture for the North East as almost one in three adults in the region are drinking at harmful...

01/03/2017

MP backs calls to raise tax on cheap, strong cider

North Tyneside MP, Mary Glindon, is backing calls to increase duty on cheap high-strength white cider.

24/02/2017

Balance Update: Calls for tax on 'pocket money booze'

Balance weekly policy update

23/02/2017

Mum backs calls to raise tax on cheap white cider

North Tyneside mum Joanne Good lost her daughter Megan Craig-Wilkinson on January 1st 2014. Megan passed away after drinking super-strength white cider at a New Year party. Joanne is...

17/02/2017

Balance Update: Call to raise tax on cheap cider

Balance weekly policy update

03/02/2017

Balance Update: LAAA will tackle alcohol related harms

Balance weekly policy update