Minimum Unit Price

Advice on EU decision on minimum alcohol pricing

Legal advice: Unit pricing issue to return

By Jonathan Smith, Poppleston Allen

The decision by the EU on minimum alcohol pricing has slipped under the radar. PMA legal experts Poppleston Allen provide a briefing.

Wales minimum pricing

Welsh Government to 'seriously consider' minimum pricing

By Ellie Bothwell

Wales could implement its own policy on minimum alcohol pricing, the Welsh Government has confirmed, after health minister Mark Drakeford admitted he was “disappointed” by the Coalition’s lack of action on the proposal.

Supermarkets: cheap booze sold

Alcohol minimum price plan backed

By Tony Halstead

Health chiefs in Greater Manchester are to press ahead with plans for a 50p minimum unit price for alcohol. The region's Public Health Network (PHN)...

Minimum price plans in Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough plans minimum prices

By John Harrington

Council chiefs in Middlesbrough are threatening to review licences of shops and pubs selling alcohol below 50p per unit. In a novel move,...

Cheap alcohol: Morrison's is in favour of a minimum price

Morrison's: use duty to set minimum price

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Morrison's, the country's fourth largest supermarket, has added its support to Tesco's call for minimum pricing. But it has told the government it...