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Govt has only recently started addressing Britain's drinking problem
Warring govt depts ‘have hurt anti-alcohol efforts’

Inter-departmental conflict within government has damaged efforts to address Britain’s growing drinking problem, it has been claimed. Don Shenker of Alcohol Concern singled out the Treasury, Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Berr) and Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) as being “resistant to change” on tackling alcohol. In the face of growing… Read more »

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Ban on 'all you can drink' drink sales
Ban on ‘all you can drink’ offers

The government has announced a ban on ‘all you can drink’ promotions as part of a new strategy designed to crack down on crime and disorder. Home secretary Jacqui Smith and health secretary Alan Johnson today announced the new £4.5 million scheme on Wednesday, hours after the Queen’s Speech. A joint statement claimed that a… Read more »