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Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 170778, tabled on 5 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will estimate the annual cost to the NHS of alcohol addiction in each year since 2010-11.

Answered on

10 September 2018

The costs to the National Health Service in England associated with alcohol misuse have been estimated at £3.5 billion each year in 2009/10 prices. The Government has not updated this assessment.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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