Sir Liam Donaldson

MPs want minimum pricing on alcohol

MPs call for minimum pricing

By John Harrington

Six MPs have signed a Parliamentary petition calling for a minimum price of alcohol. The Early Day Motion from Chris Huhne, Liberal Democrat Home...

Smoke ban: 98% of premises complying

Gov hails smoke ban success

By Ewan Turney

The Government has hailed the smoking ban a success on its anniversary with 98% of all premises complying with the law and 76% of people supporting the ban.

NewsDigest

NewsDigest

England's top doctor has added his weight to calls for higher tax on alcohol. Sir Liam Donaldson, the Chief Medical Officer for England, told The...

Tax alcohol more, says top doctor

Tax alcohol more, says top doctor

England's top doctor has called for increased tax on alcohol 'to protect people's health' and backed a review of the new licensing act. Chief Medical...