Drink drive risk as breath tests fall by 25%

8 December 2017: A new analysis of police data has revealed that both the number of officers on England’s roads and the number of breath tests they have conducted have fallen by a quarter in the last five years. Published … Read More

AHA response to the Autumn Budget 2017

22 November 2017: Responding to the announcements made on alcohol in the Budget today, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance, said: ‘Today’s budget represents a huge missed opportunity for the Government to tackle alcohol harm and protect … Read More

AHA celebrates turning 10 years old

22 November 2017: The Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) celebrated its tenth birthday today at a special event in the House of Commons. Set up in 2007 by Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, then-President of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), … Read More

Minimum unit pricing ruled legal

15 November 2017: Responding to the UK Supreme Court judgment that minimum unit pricing is legal, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance UK, said: “We are delighted with the Supreme Court’s judgement that minimum unit pricing … Read More

Comment on change to the definition of alcohol deaths

26 October 2017: Commenting on the editorial published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology on the new definition of alcohol mortality proposed by Office for National Statistics (ONS), Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance UK, said: “We … Read More