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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 29/11/2011 - 13:38

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Claim and counter-claim over pub closures

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 09:39

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Scotland’s drinking habits exaggerated

There is a member’s debate at 5.30 pm today in the Scottish Parliament, on a motion proposed by Scottish Nationalist MSP James Dornan, (pictured) the  member for Glasgow Cathcart.

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 14:49

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Off-licences cause drinking, except in London

If there’s a charity more careless in its use of statistics than Alcohol Concern, I’d like to know of it.

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 11:11

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Seeing double over school-age drinking in Wales

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 15:26

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How a decline in drink-driving becomes an increase

A press release from the Association of Chief Police Officers attracted a lot of attention this morning.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 11:06

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Good news on teenage drinking too good to be true?

Straight Statistics frequently focuses on statistical claims that are too bad to be true – but today there’s one that’s almost too good to be true.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 09:41

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Spinning the social costs of alcohol

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 11:29

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Is London crime really supercharged by drink?

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 30/05/2011 - 16:41

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Read the report, not the press release