Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse

(asked on 8th February 2024) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether she has had discussions with the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on the potential impact of (a) licensing hours and (b) concentration of licensed premises on levels of alcohol (i) use and (ii) harm.

Answered by
Andrea Leadsom Portrait
Andrea Leadsom
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 20th February 2024

The Department will continue to work closely with colleagues across the Government to review how public health teams and local authorities in England use their existing licensing powers, and to identify any opportunities for improvement to address alcohol misuse and reduce alcohol related harm.

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