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The Welsh Government due to announce plans over minimum pricing

The Government in Wales is today expected to announce a proposal to introduce a minimum price of 50p per unit of alcohol.  This follows the introduction of a minimum unit price in Scotland, which is currently the subject of a legal challenge.  Any plans the Welsh Government has to introduce the minimum price are likely to be dependent upon the outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision on the challenge that is being made to the Scottish Government’s attempt to introduce a minimum price.  The Supreme Court is expected to give its judgement within the next few weeks.