Secretary Kenny Macaskill

MacAskill: not a popular character at the moment

MacAskill angers pub trade over holiday

By Ewan Turney

Under fire Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has now angered the pub trade by taking holiday just days before the new regime is set to go live.

MacAskill: concerns over relationship with alcohol in Scotland

Breweries exempt from alcohol display rules

By Ewan Turney

Visitor attractions such as distilleries and breweries will be exempt from regulations on how they can display alcohol in Scotland. The exemptions...

Scots mininister still keen on setting price

Scots still keen on minimum pricing

By Ewan Turney

Justice secretary Kenny Macaskill has vowed to press ahead with plans to set a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland — he says there is clear evidence from other countries that it can stop the abuse of alcohol.

Scots supermarkets face booze limits

Scots supermarkets face booze limits

Supermarkets in Scotland could be banned from displaying booze throughout the store. Justice secretary Kenny Macaskill told the Justice Committee...

Scots take action on shop booze

Scots take action on shop booze

Scotland is to take action to end cut price and 'extra free' alcohol deals in the shops and supermarkets. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill announced...