Concerned about the impact of alcohol in your community?
Our recommendations for the next Scottish Government alcohol strategy.
Please note that some of the leaflets and factsheets in this section have not yet been updated with the revised alcohol guidelines published in 2016.
Get the facts on minimum pricing for alcohol.
This factsheet explains how licensing boards can make use of different sources of data and evidence to support policy and decision making.
This factsheet covers the main issues licensing stakeholders may wish to consider when drafting a statement of licensing policy.
This factsheet covers the main issues for licensing stakeholders to consider when assessing overprovision of licensed premises and making overprovision decisions.
This short booklet written in Q&A format looks at trends in alcohol licensing, drinking patterns and problems in Scotland, and how licensing can reduce levels of alcohol harm.
Explains the roles of those involved in the licensing process in Scotland.
Contacts for local licensing boards, forums and Licensing Standards Officers across Scotland.
Toolkit to help people raise concerns about the impact of alcohol in their local community. The toolkit explains how the licensing process works in Scotland and provides practical tips for people who want to get involved but aren't sure where to start.