New powers to spread the cost of drink fuelled crime – Home Office

Posted October 26th, 2012 in alcohol abuse, crime prevention, local government, press releases by tracey

“New powers to help pay the nation’s £11bn a year bill for alcohol-related crime and disorder come into effect next week. The measures will give local authorities the opportunity to ensure those selling alcohol help pay towards the costs of cleaning up and policing the effects of excessive drinking in towns and cities across the country, as well as restrict the sale of alcohol in the early hours.”

Full press release

Home Office, 24th October 2012