The Health and Home Affairs Select Committees will consider the case for minimum unit pricing of alcohol today in Parliament. The Health Select Committee Inquiry will take place on Monday 22nd January at 2.15pm. It can be watched online at : http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Commons.
There is good evidence that a minimum unit price will save lives. A policy for a minimum unit price is already moving ahead in Scotland and Wales and England should not be left behind.
The British Liver Trust urges ministers to implement this measure in England immediately and published a joint letter in the Times yesterday. You can read the letter here