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New commissionNew commission on Alcohol Harm on Alcohol Harm Published Date: 07/01/2020

A new commission, Commission for Alcohol Harm, has been setup to examine the current evidence on alcohol harm.

The Commission on Alcohol Harm has been established to examine the current evidence on alcohol harm, recent trends in alcohol harm and the changes needed to reduce the harm caused by alcohol. The Commission will also examine the need for a new comprehensive UK-wide alcohol strategy.

The new commission will be chaired by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff and made up of a panel of expert practitioners, cross-party parliamentarians and health leaders.

The Commission will hold three oral evidence sessions in England, Scotland and Wales in early 2020, and has launched a call for written evidence, with submissions welcomed before the deadline of 12.00 noon on 17 February 2020.

Written evidence can be submitted to by 12.00 noon on 17 February 2020.