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David Cameron: Alcohol abuse 'a national problem'

David Cameron has said that more must be done to tackle the issues of drunkenness and alcohol abuse, which costs the NHS billions of pounds a year.

Speaking on a visit to a hospital in north-east England, the prime minister said action was needed "right across the board", so that police and local councils have adequate power to tackle irresponsible drinking.

  • 15 Feb 2012
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