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Safe Drinking

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

11. To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent steps his Department has taken to increase public awareness of safe drinking levels. (255405)

In May 2008, we launched a national campaign to increase awareness of alcohol units, lower-risk levels for regular consumption and the health risks of exceeding these levels.

Early analysis shows promising results, with campaign recall running at 73 per cent. We intend that this campaign should be sustained over a number of years.