The UK Supreme Court has ruled it legal for Scotland to introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP), a policy which targets harmful and hazardous alcohol consumption.
This briefing explains what minimum unit pricing is, why it is necessary and encourages individuals and churches to encourage England to follow Scotland’s example:
Live in England? Don’t get left behind
Now that minimum unit pricing is going ahead in Scotland, and Wales and Northern Ireland make progress towards following suit,* why not encourage your MP to support the same measures in England:
- Tweet your local MP saying you want to see minimum unit pricing using #mupsaveslives
- Write to your local MP or arrange to meet them to discuss alcohol pricing (find out who your MP is and their contact details at theyworkforyou.com)