UK: Communities Campaign to Raise Alcohol Tax

Posted on February 24, 2021 in Europe, Europe

Communities are calling on the Chancellor of the United Kingdom (UK) to increase the alcohol duty by 2% above inflation to save lives. While Big Alcohol is opposing the measure in a bid to continue selling cheap alcohol, the case for an evidence-based alcohol tax is clear and strong – both in terms of lives that can be saved and in terms of revenue that can be generated for positive investments.

Affordability, AHA UK, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, Health Policy, IAS, News, Public Health
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