Lifestyle Economics

Time to ditch minimum unit pricing


In the Media

Nanny State Index referenced in The Telegraph

In the Media

Christopher Snowdon writes for The Critic

Christopher Snowdon quoted in ITV News

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has been quoted in an ITV news report on the impact of Scotland’s minimum alcohol unit pricing.

Christopher said:

“Minimum pricing was promoted to politicians based on speculative modelling so it is apt that a speculative model is being used to save it from the sunset clause – but minimum pricing has only ever worked in the imaginations of a handful of academics.

“It has cost Scottish consumers hundreds of millions of pounds and deserves to be ditched.”

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