PM 'drops' minimum drink prices

Conservative backbenchers have expressed concern amid suggestions that David Cameron has been pressured into dropping plans for minimum pricing of alcohol by senior Cabinet ministers.

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Alcohol Concern: Minimum pricing targets 'problems'

Eric Appleby from Alcohol Concern said the minimum alcohol pricing plans are a "targeted measure", aimed at those who are "causing a lot of the problems we see."

Last night the Telegraph reported that David Cameron will scrap plans for minimum alcohol pricing in England and Wales amid pressure from the Treasury.

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