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Ban on the sale of cheap alcohol

Publié par Clifford Armion le 18/01/2011

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Tom Whitehead

"Ministers will announce measures to stop retailers offering customers drinks for less than the tax they pay for it as the first step in a crackdown on binge drinking.

"However, stores and landlords will not have to take into account the cost of producing the drinks when setting a price meaning they can still sell the drinks at a loss in order to entice customers to buy more.

"It will mean a four pack of lager could still be sold for around £1.50, a bottle of spirits for less than £8, a bottle of wine for little more than £2 and a can of cider for around 20p.

"The Coalition Government pledged to combat cheap drink promotions and end the selling of alcohol at below cost."

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"Ban on the sale of cheap alcohol", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2011. Consulté le 15/04/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/ban-on-the-sale-of-cheap-alcohol