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Anne Atkins: 'I allow my 13-year-old to drink at home'

A new survey of more than 1,000 parents suggests more than half let their children drink before they turn 14 - and that one in three admit that they use alcohol as a bribe.

It is not illegal to let a child between the ages of 5 and 16 drink at home.

Dr Martin Scurr and author and journalist Anne Atkins discuss their views on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.

  • 19 Aug 2016
  • From the section Health
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