Parliament too alcohol fuelled, say MPs

Parliament too alcohol fuelled, say MPs
 

Alcohol Concern calls for changes to the availability of drink in the House of Commons. Photograph: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Alamy One in four MPs thinks parliament, where the price of alcohol is subsidised, has an unhealthy drinking culture.
A cross-party survey of 150 MPs reveals that 39 (26%) believe there is too much drinking in Westminster. Female MPs are more likely (36%) than males (24%) to see parliament as too alcohol fuelled (36%), while Labour members (31%) are more likely than Tory (20%) or Liberal Democrat (19%) MPs to agree.
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17 May 2013 in Health, Views: 15
Source: Guardian
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