AHA comment on the 2017 budget

8 March 2017: Responding to the Chancellor’s budget today, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance, said: “Whilst we would have liked to see the Chancellor increase duty on the cheapest alcohol today, we are encouraged to … Read More

1 in 4 adults in England drink at harmful levels

7 March 2017: Alcohol consumption statistics published by Public Health England today show that 1 in 4 adults drank over the current low-risk guideline of 14 units per week in 2011-14. The statistics also showed that there is regional variation … Read More

Response to Health Survey for England 2015 results

14 December 2016: Responding to the release this morning of the 2015 Health Survey for England, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance UK, said: ‘We welcome the continuing downward trend in children aged 8-15 being exposed … Read More