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Cost of some alcohol could double under plan to tackle binge culture – Society – guardian.co.uk


The UK government’s top medical advisor Sir Liam Donaldson, has proposed a very sensible idea to make alcohol more expensive; a good Labour government should take his proposal seriously and act. It is time that society dealt with the issue of alcholics and drunkeness; anyone whose been to the local hospital A&E department on a Friday or Saturday night will know the problems drunks cause.  What has made the situation worse is allowing supermarkets to sell alcohol at cheap prices. So come on Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell and other cabinet ministers let’s see some determined action to restrict the sale of alcohol by pricing.

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Link below to original story in The Guardian;

via Cost of some alcohol could double under plan to tackle binge culture | Society | guardian.co.uk .

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