The Government looks set to abandon plans to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol in England and Wales.
Scotland are still pressing ahead with the plan but divisions within the Cabinet showed the Prime Minister, who is in favour of the legislation, could not carry the policy in Parliament.
ITV News political correspondent Alex Forrest said "the idea of legislating for a minimum price for alcohol looks highly unlikely."
Here is her report:
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