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Weekly Policy Update: Alcohol consumption down

Posted 18/04/14

Regional News:

Drink plans are a lost opportunity:
Government plans claiming to ensure the worst cases of cheap alcohol will be banned from sale will not work and represent a lost opportunity. Click here to read more...

National News:

UK alcohol licence fee proposals slammed:
Small businesses could suffer from a 400% increase in the cost of applying for alcohol licenses if UK Government proposals go ahead, The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has warned. Click here to read more...

Alcohol consumption down to lowest level for more almost 20 years, new figures show:
Alcohol consumption in the UK fell 2.1% in 2013, according to figures released by the British Beer & Pub Association. Click here to read more...

Conferences/Events:
Alcohol Concern: Alcohol Concern Cymru’s Annual Conference, Riverfront Theatre, Newport, Gwent, 16 September 2014 - Under control? Alcohol licensing and creating safer communities. Click here to read more
 

UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies Course:
This course offers robust and current learning about issues in alcohol policy and practice, and a unique opportunity to network with leading academics and policy-makers. Course numbers are limited to ensure a stimulating and supportive learning environment for all including a balance of lectures and group work. Click here to read more...