Alcohol guidelines

Inquiry and Reports

The Committee agreed on 18 July 2011 to launch a new inquiry examining the evidence base for alcohol advice. The Committee published its report on 9 January 2012.

Terms of Reference

The evidence base for alcohol advice inquiry terms of reference.

Oral evidence

Wednesday 26 October 2011
Anne Milton MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health, Dr Mark Prunty, Senior Medical Officer for Substance Misuse Policy, and Chris Heffer, Deputy Director, Alcohol & Drugs, Department of Health

Wednesday 12 October 2011
Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Royal College of Physicians, Dr Richard Harding, Member of the 1995 Interdepartmental Working Group on Sensible Drinking, Professor Nick Heather, Alcohol Research UK, Dr Marsha Morgan, Institute of Alcohol Studies; Jeremy Beadles, Chief Executive, Wine and Spirit Trade Association, Professor Averil Mansfield, British Medical Association, and Chris Sorek, Chief Executive, Drinkaware