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Government's Alcohol Strategy

EDM number 18 in 2017-18, proposed by Mary Glindon on 21/06/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Alcoholism, Health education and preventive medicine and Health services.

That this House notes that among those aged 15 to 49, alcohol is now the leading risk factor for ill-health, early mortality and disability and the fifth leading risk factor for ill-health across all age groups; further notes that liver disease has seen a 400 per cent increase since 1970; is mindful of the fact that alcohol is implicated in over half of all violent crimes, particularly violent crimes and domestic violence; recognises that every £1 invested in specialist alcohol treatment saves society £5 in health, welfare and crime costs; and calls on the Government to address these concerns by publishing an Alcohol Strategy that protects and promotes alcohol treatment services and introduces minimum unit pricing for alcoholic drinks.

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Mary Glindon21/06/2017North TynesideLabourProposed
Chris Williamson21/06/2017Derby NorthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon22/06/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins22/06/2017Luton NorthLabourSeconded
David Drew26/06/2017Seconded
Paul Flynn26/06/2017Newport WestLabourSeconded
Caroline Lucas26/06/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Rachael Maskell27/06/2017York CentralLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Chris Law03/07/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil03/07/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Ian Mearns03/07/2017GatesheadLabourSigned
Neil Gray04/07/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry04/07/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant04/07/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown04/07/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Cowan06/07/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Conor McGinn18/07/2017St Helens NorthLabourSigned
Ruth George20/07/2017Signed
09/10/2017IpswichLabourSigned

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