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.
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.