Alcohol Alert - August 2021Listen now (28 min) | Scotland sees highest alcohol deaths since 2008; LGA calls for public health aspect of licensing; Pernod Ricard's 'Dark Nudge' ad…
Alcohol Alert - July 2021Listen now (23 min) | Public Health England releases shocking alcoholic liver disease statistics; alcohol-attributable cancer study and campaign; and b…
Alcohol Alert – June 2021Listen now | IAS seminar on alcohol and sustainability, and delving into the financial incentives of alcohol control policies with the OECD.
Alcohol Alert – May 2021The Office for National Statistics released a report that shows there was a 20% increase in alcohol-specific deaths from 2019 to 2020...
Alcohol Alert – March 2021Spring Budget sees in new financial year with another blanket freeze on alcohol duties, while research finds availability of alcohol amplifies associat…
Alcohol Alert – February 2021Pubs pray for Easter resurrection, but government roadmap out of lockdown urges hospitality sector to wait a little longer for salvation, while new stu…
Alcohol Alert – January 2021The Westminster administration relies on its experiences of managing last year’s lockdowns to enforce a ban on takeaway alcohol in England in Lockdown …
As we reach the end of an exceptional year, we can reflect on the alcohol policy news that dominated the headlines.
Alcohol Alert – November 2020New research looks into a how nudge theory shapes alcohol policy, and survey and sales data show how home drinking has increasingly become the new norm…
Alcohol Alert – October 2020COVID-19: Latest lockdown measures leave pubs in tiers, while our progress report on alcohol consumption during the pandemic warns of the hidden harm f…
Alcohol Alert – September 2020Think tank finds NoLo drinks have limited impact, while policymakers' decisions over the fate of pubs during the coronavirus pandemic come under scruti…
Alcohol Alert – August 2020COVID-19 breakouts spark debate as to whether pubs should stay open when the school season restarts, while a new study looks at the recent history of a…