North South Alcohol Policy Advisory Group Newsletter May 2023
Alcohol

This newsletter provides updates on recent alcohol research and policy relevant to Ireland and Northern Ireland. In the May edition you will find a number of data and research publications, including a recent report on the costs and benefits of the Sale of Alcohol Bill as well as a WHO report on zero and low alcohol drinks. 

This edition also features plans by the Irish government to introduce health labels for alcohol products and a House of Commons briefing paper on the new alcohol duty system coming into effect in the UK. A new ‘innovation of the month’ features the Leeds City Council Alcohol Licensing Matrix. The newsletter also includes details of a new all-island Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Hub and the PEACEPLUS Funding Programme.

Latest resources

17 May, 2024 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) has welcomed moves to further tighten access to tobacco products in Ireland and Northern Ireland under progressive measures being considered by the Irish…
2 May, 2024 - Northern Ireland Environment Minister Andrew Muir MLA has today announced his intention to prohibit the sale and supply of single use vapes by April 2025, bringing Northern Ireland in parallel with…
1 May, 2024 - The 2024 How We Age Photography Competition seeks to build on the success of IPH's 2022 competition and will this year focus on the theme of 'How We Age: Working, learning, and volunteering in later…