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Motorway Service Areas (Alcoholic Refreshments)

Volume 972: debated on Thursday 25 October 1979

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will make a statement on the question of the sale of alcoholic refreshments at motorway service areas.

The sale of alcohol at motorway service areas is prohibited by section 9 of the Licensing Act 1964. The suggestion that this prohibition should be repealed is not, and never has been, part of my proposals for selling the Government's interest in motorway service areas.