SHAAP responses to latest Scottish government consultations

Read SHAAP's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the new Public Health Scotland body to be set up in April 2020, welcoming that a public health approach will be taken to the prevention and reduction of alcohol-related harm; and our response to the call to review the fees for occasional licences and consider limiting their number and duration under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005. 

Latest 'Alcohol Occasional' reports published April/May 2019

Read our reports of SHAAP/SARN Occasional talks in April and May held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

SHAAP responses to UK and Scottish government consultations

SHAAP has responded to the UK government's consultation on the restriction of advertising of products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) with specific reference to children and young people, calling for alcohol to be included in the restricted categories; and the Scottish Government's consultation on the draft revised Guidance for Licensing Boards - Section 142 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, recommending that they be made more effective, since we know that reduced availability means reduced consumption and therefore less harm from alcohol . Read them here

Disappointing result on EU labelling: Eurocare press release

'Spirits industry afraid of their own ingredients'? Read Eurocare's joint press statement on the failure of EU spirits industry to come up with proper, easy to access labels on their products.

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