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Binge Drinking

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 24 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate his Department has made of the number of binge drinkers. (92247)

Findings from the 2003 Offending, Crime and Justice Survey revealed that 44 per cent. of young adults (18 to 24-year-olds) were identified as binge drinkers (i.e. they felt very drunk at least once a month).