Sunday, 14 October 2012

Scottish minimum pricing shelved

The Scotsman

"Plans to introduce minimum pricing on alcohol in Scotland have been postponed indefinitely by ministers as a result of a growing legal challenge to the controversial move."


I'll break out a bottle of McEwan's Export to celebrate.

And surely this shelves it in England and Wales too until the legal issues are resolved.

Edit 22/10/12: and confirmation today from neo-Prohibitionist fake Tory Dr Sarah Wollaston that minimum pricing has been kicked into the long grass south of the border by legal challenges.


  1. Woo! And indeed, Hoo!

  2. We await the next plan to keep the jocks off the sauce.

  3. It's been a non-starter since 24 January 1978 ...


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