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Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Unit Prices

Question for Home Office

UIN 126857, tabled on 21 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 11 Feb 2022 to Question 119880 on Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of introducing minimum unit pricing for alcohol in England following its introduction in Scotland and Wales.

Answered on

1 March 2022

The Government notes the decision of the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol. An assessment of the impact is a matter for those governments.

There are no plans to introduce minimum unit pricing in England.

Answered by

Home Office