Winckworth Sherwood

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Alcohol strategy consultation

The alcohol strategy consultation (the Consultation) published on 28 November 2012 seeks views on a number of proposed changes to the licensing laws. The Consultation will run for 10 weeks from 28 November 2012 until 6 February 2013.

This Consultation purports to put forward proposals and questions on five key areas, these are:

  • The price level and mechanisms for a minimum unit price for alcohol;
  • Introducing a ban on multi-buy promotions in the off-trade;
  • Reviewing the mandatory licensing conditions;
  • Introducing health as a licensing objective for cumulative impact; and
  • Reducing the burden of regulation on responsible businesses.

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