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Commons Chamber
Alcohol Products: Labelling - Tue 27 Apr 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

1: He is absolutely right, and what he says is as true for alcoholic drinks as it is for anything - Link
2: misuse, which it is extremely important to address. - Link

Grand Committee
Alcohol Harm Commission: Report 2020 - Thu 22 Apr 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

1: These tools, recommended by the World Health Organization, proved effective at tackling tobacco use. - Link
2: Why is the drinks industry exempt from telling people what they are consuming and what it might do to - Link
3: drinks as part of the obesity strategy. - Link
4: I had two goddaughters who died of alcohol harm, and my mother-in-law, who was an alcoholic, also died - Link
5: misuse leads to significant harms for the people involved and their families. - Link

Westminster Hall
Alcohol Harm - Tue 17 Mar 2020
Department of Health and Social Care

1: This might be an opportunity to do that—for example, taking a non-alcoholic drink before an alcoholic - Link
2: I have no sweet drinks whatsoever. - Link
3: My husband’s father was also an alcoholic and died because of the demon drink. - Link
4: The World Health Organisation outlines a cycle of violence, because alcohol and substance misuse impacts - Link
5: We know that alcohol misuse can have an impact on hospital care and demand. - Link
6: who are most vulnerable from alcohol misuse. - Link

Commons Chamber
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Thu 17 Jan 2019
Department of Health and Social Care

1: understanding, and creates emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties. - Link
2: They think, “If the advice previously was one or two drinks, maybe it’s still okay”. - Link
3: When mum drinks, so does the baby. People have to understand this. - Link
4: clear with the alcohol industry that we expect the guidelines to be reflected on the labelling of all alcoholic - Link
5: We are also providing wider support to children and families affected by alcohol misuse, through the - Link

Public Bill Committees
Finance (No. 3) Bill (Sixth sitting) - Tue 04 Dec 2018
HM Treasury

1: each region of England of the changes made to the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 by this section and - Link
2: Duties on alcoholic drinks are forecast to raise £11.5 billion this year, split between beer and cider - Link
3: the impact of their legislation, particularly the extreme impact on people who are dying from alcohol misuse - Link
4: The other factor about the drinks industry generally is that it is very regionally diverse, with the - Link
5: are interested in alcohol-related harms, and I did the same for tobacco, for example, where there are - Link
6: The Tobacco Manufacturers Association has long complained that the UK’s rates of tobacco taxation are - Link
7: I have moved the amendment and laid out our overall position on tobacco revenues, and on that basis I - Link
8: It also sets the rate for the new category of tobacco product, tobacco for heating, at the same rate - Link

Commons Chamber
Drugs Policy - Tue 18 Jul 2017
No Department present

1: their recreational use of alcohol and tobacco. - Link
2: and prevention of substance misuse. - Link
3: When a drinks company legally makes an alcoholic drink, it is an efficient process with factories, licensing - Link
4: not obtain their tobacco and their alcohol from the black market. - Link
5: and other drug misuse. - Link

Grand Committee
Alcohol Abuse - Thu 30 Mar 2017
Department of Health and Social Care

1: The drinks industry has managed to evade the usual labelling requirements for calories and sugar content - Link
2: What training are GPs and psychiatrists being given to recognise the signs of alcohol misuse? - Link
3: Will he ask the Chancellor to increase the general cost of alcoholic drinks? - Link
4: However, we also know there are very serious harms and health costs associated with alcohol misuse, which - Link

Commons Chamber
Reducing Health Inequality - Thu 24 Nov 2016
Department of Health and Social Care

1: I also urge the Government to extend the sugary drinks levy to other drinks, including those in which - Link
2: one in five binge drinks on a weekly basis. - Link
3: drinks, and excluding these products from point-of-sale locations such as checkouts and counters; and - Link
4: the sake of the health of the most vulnerable in society, to consider a minimum unit price for all alcoholic - Link
5: The future of substance misuse services is in jeopardy when some local authorities face huge cuts to - Link
6: in our communities and the need for the Government to bring forward the new tobacco control plan. - Link
7: We have consulted on the soft drinks industry levy and launched a broad sugar reduction programme. - Link

Grand Committee
Alcohol Strategy (EUC Report) - Wed 10 Feb 2016
Department of Health and Social Care

1: Manufacturers, retailers and advertisers of alcoholic drinks nearly all favour the continuation of the - Link
2: As the noble Baroness mentioned and as the report says, after tobacco and high blood pressure, - Link
3: in which Currie and Gilmore looked at how tobacco reduction strategies were structured in all EU countries - Link
4: We are all aware of the impact of alcohol misuse. - Link

Lords Chamber
Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] - Tue 30 Jun 2015
Home Office

1: tobacco vis-à-vis cannabis and ecstasy. - Link
2: I declare an interest: I am what is called a recovering alcoholic. - Link
3: Alcohol misuse kills, it rips families apart, it puts strain on public services—the police and the NHS—and - Link
4: They have a responsibility deal whereby, in partnership with the drinks industry, they seek to reduce - Link
5: More than £10 billion is raised each year in alcohol duty and more than £38 billion worth of alcoholic - Link
6: this following that which we have just heard but, taking alcohol as an example, Schedule 1 defines an alcoholic - Link

Lords Chamber
Queen’s Speech - Wed 03 Jun 2015
Department for Education

1: sanctions—real sanctions, with teeth—for those who mishandle or misuse patient data. - Link
2: , particularly, tobacco smoking. - Link
3: Most alcoholic drinks contain sugar, some in very large amounts indeed. - Link

Westminster Hall
Foetal Alcohol Syndrome - Tue 14 Oct 2014
Department of Health and Social Care

1: In France, it now says on bottles of alcohol that the consumption of alcoholic drinks during pregnancy - Link
2: In 2008, Lord Mitchell proposed that labels on alcoholic drinks should say, “Avoid alcohol if - Link
3: Why can we not, as we did with the tobacco industry, get industry, the pubs and the restaurants on our - Link
4: pulling strings somewhere, somehow, just as has happened with the tobacco and, more recently, the gambling - Link
5: Many countries prescribe warning labels about pregnancy on all alcoholic beverages and we have heard - Link
6: It promotes alternatives to alcoholic drinks during pregnancy and emphasises the negative impact that - Link

Commons Chamber
Alcohol Strategy Consultation - Wed 17 Jul 2013
Home Office

1: Drunken behaviour and alcohol-fuelled disorder can make towns and cities effective no-go areas - Link
2: alcohol misuse costs England £22 billion a year. - Link
3: Government give further serious consideration to introducing legislation making it compulsory for all drinks - Link
4: one can then get unlimited free drinks, or where women are served free drinks but men are not. - Link
5: People have to make reasonable and rational decisions, and that is what we have done. - Link
6: the Government must not give in to the alcohol lobby in the way they have to the tobacco lobby? - Link
7: He refers to under-18s, but it is not legal for them to buy alcohol or tobacco. - Link

Grand Committee
Health: Public Health Responsibility Deal - Thu 27 Jun 2013
Department for Transport

1: Alcohol misuse costs the NHS £3.5 billion a year. - Link
2: tobacco and particularly from the growth of obesity through fats, sugars and salt? - Link
3: I am an independent adviser on corporate responsibility for two drinks producers, Heineken and Brown-Forman - Link
4: That, of course, was before the Conservatives hired Lynton Crosby, whose company has represented tobacco - Link

Commons Chamber
Finance (No. 4) Bill - Mon 16 Apr 2012
HM Treasury

1: sometimes unpopular decisions, and helps provide confidence and the low and stable interest rates that - Link
2: Member for Cities of London and Westminster and me. - Link
3: Let me say a few words about minimum unit pricing for alcoholic beverages. - Link
4: We have already seen this happening to some extent in respect of tobacco products. - Link
5: Today the Government are launching their consultation paper on plain packaging for tobacco products - Link
6: Then there will not be all the hillocks and valleys and clawbacks and allowances and churning of benefits - Link
7: Member for Haltemprice and Howden and the hon. - Link
8: use my bucket and spade and carry on digging. - Link