Consultation: Setting the minimum unit price of alcohol

Status: CLOSED
Published: 13 Nov 2018 00:00
Source: Welsh Government

Following the decision to implement a minimum unit price for alcohol in Wales, the Welsh Government are consulting on a proposed minimum unit price of 50p.

They believe this strikes the right balance between the health and social benefits and intervention in the market.

Please find the consultation document and associated documents on the Welsh Government website here:

This consultation has been rated “response desirable”. 
I would be grateful if you were to therefore respond with any views and comments. 
In order to allow time for our authorisation process we would need to receive any comments by 7th December 2018 via email to or using the ‘Have Your Say’ page on the above tab.


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