HC Deb 31 March 1977 vol 929 c196W
34. Mrs. Joyce Butler

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is satisfied that the present licensing regulations are adequate to cope with he problem of under-age drinking; what progress is being made in measures designed to cope with this problem; and if he will make a statement.

Dr. Summerskill

The Criminal Law Bill now before Parliament provides for greatly increased penalties for offences against the Licensing Act 1964 connected with under-age drinking. We shall continue to keep other aspects of this problem under review.

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