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Home Secretary, Alan Johnson, made a written ministerial statement on the Government's response to the recent consultation on the new code of practice for alcohol retailers
Mr Johnson said that, subject to the Parliamentary timetable, the Government would introduce the following mandatory licensing conditions that will apply to pubs, clubs and hotels and other 'on-licensed' premises:
In addition, a condition would be introduced to ensure that all those who sell or supply alcohol, have an age verification policy in place requiring them ask anyone who looks under 18 for proof of age.
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