Support for alcohol control policies: Key
MUP = Alcohol should be sold at a minimum price of at least 50p per unit.
Health warning labels = All products labels should feature health warnings labels designed by an independent health body.
Restrict sales 10am-10pm = The sale of alcohol in shops should be restricted to between 10am and 10pm (as already implemented in Scotland).
Tax = Alcoholic drinks should be taxed in proportion to the amount of alcohol they contain.
Public health considered in retail applications = Public health should be considered when applications are made for alcohol outlets
Limit children exposure to advertising = Limit children exposure to advertising Stronger measures should be introduced to limit children and young people’s exposure to alcohol advertising (e.g. restrictions on advertising at sporting/cultural events, in public spaces and online)
Independent regulator promotion = An independent body should be established to regulate alcohol promotion, including product and packaging design.
Zero tolerance drink driving = Change the legal limit for blood alcohol concentration for drivers to 0mg/100 ml (i.e. zero tolerance for drink-driving).
Train healthcare professionals = All health and social care professionals should be trained to routinely provide advice about alcohol to their clients.
Access support for alcohol problems =Everybody who needs support for alcohol problems should be able to access it.
Industry disclose = Require the alcohol industry to publically disclose business information relevant to its activities (such as sales data, details of lobbying and marketing)
Alcohol calorie labelling = All product labels should state the number of calories in the product
Reduce visibility in supermarkets = Alcohol products should be less visible in supermarkets and shops (i.e. restrictions on how alcohol is displayed)