The Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) has published an analysis of submissions to the Home Office consultation on minimum pricing that indicates public support for the policy was greater than previously thought.
In its own analysis, the Home Office stated that the majority of respondents opposed the proposal to introduce a 45p minimum price per unit of alcohol (MUP). However, this conclusion failed to distinguish between those responses that were against the principle of introducing MUP at any level and those that wanted a MUP higher than the one proposed by the government (45p).
This article is a verbatim copy of the first two paragraphs of the news article by our friends at Eurocare, the European Alcohol Policy Alliance. For the full article please visit Eurocare.org>>