Cheers! Booze laws are paying off
BINGE drinking, violent crime and drink-driving accidents have decreased since the relaxing of licensing laws a decade ago, a new report shows.
And there has NOT been a rise in alcohol A&E admissions or in alcohol-related deaths.
reveals the disastrous outcomes predicted at the time have not happened.
Figures show alcohol consumption per capita fell by 17 per cent between 2005 and 2013, the biggest decline since the 1930s.