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ALCOHOL CHARTER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1682: tabled on 11 October 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is alarmed that alcohol treatment services have been severely cut while the affordability and availability of alcohol, and alcohol dependency, have increased dramatically; notes that liver disease is now the only major cause of death in the UK which is rising; further notes that in England alone there are an estimated 600,000 alcohol-dependent adults and 200,000 children who live with an alcohol-dependent adult; and calls on the Government to base its new Alcohol Strategy on the Drugs, Alcohol and Justice Cross-Party Group and APPG on Alcohol Harm's Alcohol Charter recommendations to reduce harmful drinking, tackle ubiquitous excessively cheap alcohol and provide adequate support for both dependent and non-dependent drinkers.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.