Tim Loughton – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department of Health

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Tim Loughton on 2016-06-15.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of parliamentary scrutiny of the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines on levels of alcohol intake which recommend significant changes to those levels.

Jane Ellison

Before the publication of the new Chief Medical Officer’s alcohol guidelines, the guidelines had not been revised for over 20 years; the up to date evidence used to update the low risk guidelines does not support a gender difference.