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The Alcohol Charter, endorsed by over 30 organisations across the drugs and alcohol sector, sets out effective and workable policies to reduce the damage to society caused by alcohol misuse.

£17 billion

Unless consumption changes, alcohol is set to cost the NHS £17 billion in the next five years alone.

400%

Liver disease deaths have increased by 400% since 1970 – the only major cause of death in the UK which is rising.

200,000

There are almost 200,000 children living with at least one alcohol-dependent adult.

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What is the Alcohol Charter?

The Charter sets out effective and workable policies to reduce the harm caused by alcohol in the UK. It was produced by the Drugs, Alcohol & Justice Cross-Party Parliamentary Group and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Harm, in consultation with the Alcohol Health Alliance, Alcohol Change UK and the Institute for Alcohol Studies.
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Support for the Charter

The Alcohol Charter is supported by over 30 organisations across the drugs and alcohol sector, and has received increasing cross-party parliamentary support.
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