Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse:Written question - 174683


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Asked on: 13 September 2018
Home Office
Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will outline the scope of the consultation exercise to be undertaken in preparation for the forthcoming alcohol strategy.
Answered by: Victoria Atkins
Answered on: 09 October 2018

The Government remains committed to tackling harms caused by alcohol. Our new alcohol strategy will set out targeted action to prevent and reduce harmful drinking, support vulnerable people affected by others’ alcohol misuse and improve the pathways into treatment for people with alcohol dependency.

As we develop measures to include in the strategy, we are consulting widely across government and with a range of stakeholders including the health sector, academics, the voluntary sector and representatives of the alcohol industry and the licensed trade.

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