Support for alcohol control policies: Key
MUP = Alcohol should be sold at a minimum price of at least 50p per unit.
Health warning labels = All products labels should feature health warnings designed by an independent health body.
Restrict sales 10am-10pm = The sale of alcohol in shops should be restricted to between 10am and 10pm (as already implemented in Scotland).
Tax = High strength drinks should be taxed at a higher rate than lower strength drinks. (In 2021: Alcoholic drinks should be taxed in proportion to the amount of alcohol they contain.)
Public health considered in retail applications = Public health should be considered when licence applications are made for alcohol outlets.
Limit children exposure to advertising = Stronger measures should be introduced to limit children and young people’s exposure to alcohol advertising (e.g. restrictions on advertising at sporting/cultural events, in public spaces and online).
Independent regulator promotion = An independent body should be established to regulate alcohol promotion, including product and packaging design.
Zero tolerance drink driving = Change the legal limit for blood alcohol concentration for drivers to 0mg/100 ml (i.e. zero tolerance for drink-driving).
Train healthcare professionals = All health and social care professionals should be trained to routinely provide advice about alcohol to their clients.
Access support for alcohol problems = Everybody who needs support for alcohol problems should be able to access it.
Industry disclose = Require the alcohol industry to publicly disclose business information relevant to its activities (such as sales data, details of lobbying and marketing).
Alcohol calorie labelling = All product labels should state ingredient and nutritional information. (In 2021: All product labels should state the number of calories in the product.)
Reduce visibility in supermarkets = Alcohol products should be less visible in supermarkets and shops (i.e. restrictions on how alcohol is displayed).
No sponsorship of sports clubs, events or competitions = There should be no alcohol sponsorship of sports clubs, events or competitions. (Not asked in 2021)
Note:In 2022, incorrect figures for 2021 were temporarily published in relation to the statement "Reduce visibility in supermarkets". These stated a support of 69.1% for the statement instead of 43.1%.