MUP evaluation is a whitewash
Kristian Niemietz writes for The Spectator
EPICENTER research featured in CyberNews
Christopher Snowdon quoted in Scottish Licensed Trade News
“The evaluation is a “whitewash”, there has been no impact on A&E attendances or crime. While MUP was supposed to reduce alcohol consumption among those drinking at harmful levels, that simply did not happen.
“Alcohol-related deaths in Scotland are at their highest level in over a decade and remain much higher than in England. (‘Alcohol-specific deaths’ in Scotland increased from 20.8 per 100,000 in 2018 to 22.4 per 100,000 in 2021.)”
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