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Government set binge drinking strategy

Prime Minister David Cameron is introducing a new scheme for tackling alcohol abuse. It includes a minimum unit price, which he says would stop supermarkets and bars selling drink too cheaply.

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MP backs government stance on binge drinking

Pat Glass, MP for Durham North West, brought her own experience to the debate over minimum alcohol prices.

Ms Glass told MPs that she recently poured away eleven litres of cheap vodka confiscated from 13 and 14-year-olds. The haul came on a Friday night which she spent with a Durham Police unit tackling underage drinking.

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