Churches urge raising drink price to save lives
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 @ 00:00
A COALITION of Churches and Christian groups has urged the Government to introduce a minimum price for alcohol, in an attempt to curb the health and social problems that it causes.
The group, which includes the Church of England, the Methodist Church, and the Baptist Union, welcomed recent suggestions from the Prime Minister that he is considering stopping the sale of alcohol in shops and supermarkets at below 40p per unit. The Government is to release its alcohol strategy ...
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