Call for evidence on alcohol bill launched

Views on minimum pricing of alcohol, off-sales discounts and
raising the alcohol sales age to 21, have all been called for today by
the Health and Sport Committee.

A call for evidence on the Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Bill was
launched by the committee after the Bill was introduced to the
Parliament by the Scottish Government yesterday.

Committee Convener Christine
Grahame MSP said: “This Bill aims to address the serious public-health
issues surrounding alcohol consumption in Scotland.

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