Government Acts to Reduce Under-age Drinking


In the list of policy initiatives to be introduced announced today, the Government has included the       following:

  • A ban sale of alcohol below cost price
  • Councils and police to  be allowed to shut down permanently any shop or bar found to be persistently selling alcohol to children
  • The maximum fine for sales of alcohol to those under-age is to  be doubled to £20,000.

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