Wales

War against binge drinking: a new minimum unit pricing policy for retailers has come into force in Wales

Minimum pricing could harm pub trade

By Emily Hawkins

Pub industry representatives do not believe minimum alcohol pricing in supermarkets and shops will benefit the on-trade, following the introduction of a minimum price in Wales.

Lower levels: the bill is intended to help cut the cost of alcohol harm

Wales set to implement minimum unit pricing

By Nikkie Sutton

Legislation to introduce minimum unit pricing was introduced before the National Assembly for Wales by public health minister Rebecca Evans yesterday (23 October), in a bid to address health concerns around excessive alcohol consumption.

Local focus: sausage and mash is just one new dish on the menu (photo credit: avlxyz)

JDW backs Welsh farmers in new menu launch

By Nikkie Sutton

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is supporting Welsh farmers and suppliers with its new menu, which it is launching across its 50 pubs in Wales tomorrow (6 September).