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Coronavirus: Alcoholic Drinks

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 58681, tabled on 11 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of trends in the level of alcohol use during the covid-19 lockdown.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

3 July 2020

It is too early to make any assessment of the level of alcohol use during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Department is working with Public Health England and NHS England and NHS Improvement and stakeholders to monitor indicators to track any behaviour change.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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