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Stage 1 Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Bill debate: minimum price vote

2010 June 14
by Mary Munro


“Expert ‘disappointed’ with alcohol decision” Evening Telegraph
“The industrial origins of Scottish excess” Guardian
“Holyrood to reveal drink unit price figure ahead of MSPs’ vote” Scotsman
“Alcohol Bill progresses ’ without minimum pricing” Law Society Journal Online
“SNP push on with alcohol pricing” BBC

Following posted on 11.6.10

“Body blow to SNP’s alcohol strategy” Courier
“Minimum price for alcohol is sunk by MSPs” Herald
“Minimum drink price strategy is defeated” Press and Journal
“SNP’s booze pricing plans are defeated” Express
“MSPs vote down plan for minimum alcohol prices” STV
“Price is right on alcohol” Scottish Sun
“MSPs reject alcohol minimum pricing” Telegraph
“Labour and Tories vote down SNP alcohol plan” Times
“Drinking a toast on the grave of minimum alcohol pricing” Caledonian Mercury
“Scottish government Alcohol Bill plan pass key vote” BBC

Following posted on 9.6.10

“Nicola Sturgeon calls for cross–party support on drink prices” Scotsman

Following posted on 28.5.10

“Health committee split on alcohol pricing” BBC
“MSPs seek clarity on alcohol pricing” Herald
“Split views for minimum pricing in new alcohol bill” Press and Journal
“MSPs split on party lines over alcohol pricing” Times

Press release

“Committee gives qualified support to Alcohol Bill to allow it to proceed to next stage” Scottish Parliament

See also

Scottish Parliament Official Report 10.6.10: Alcohol etc (Scotland) Bill Stage 1

Health and Sport Committee Report: Stage 1 Report on the Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Bill (May 2010)

Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Bill page (Scottish Parliament site)

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