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AFS response to the Charter of Rights Consultation

Response to the Scottish Government consultation on the Charter of Rights

June 2024
File size: 116KB
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Response to HFSS Promotions Regulations

Response to the Scottish Government consultation on restricting promotions of food and drink high in fat, sugar or salt.

May 2024
File size: 474KB
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AFS response to 'Good Food Nation' Plan consultation

Response to the Scottish Government consultation on the 'Good Food Nation Plan'.

April 2024
File size: 237KB
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AFS response to proposed Wellbeing and Sustainable Development Bill

Response to the Scottish Government consultation on the proposed Wellbeing and Sustainable Development Bill.

February 2024
File size: 282KB
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AFS Response to UK consultation on Updating labelling guidance for No and Low alcohol products

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the UK Government's consultation on updating labelling guidance for no and low alcohol products. November 2023.

November 2023
File size: 374KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS Response to consultation on Continuation and Future Pricing of MUP

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the continuation and future pricing of MUP. November 2023.

November 2023
File size: 358KB
Topics: Price
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AFS Response to Healthcare in Remote and Rural Areas Consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Scottish Parliament’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee’s consultation on Healthcare in Remote and Rural Areas. October 2023.

October 2023
File size: 245KB
Topics: Health
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AFS Response to A Human Rights Bill for Scotland Consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Scottish Government's consultation on a Human Rights Bill for Scotland. October 2023.

August 2023
File size: 248KB
Topics: People in recovery
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AFS response to HSCS committee pre-budget scrutiny

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Health, Social Care and Sport committee's call for views on pre-budget scrutiny. August 2023.

August 2023
File size: 291KB
Topics: Price
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AFS response to Sustainability of Scotland’s finances consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to consultation from the Scottish Parliament's finance committee on the Sustainability of Scotland's finances. Submitted August 2023.

August 2023
File size: 306KB
Topics: Price
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AFS Response to FSANZ Energy Labelling Consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland's response to FSANZ consultation on energy labelling. March 2023.

March 2023
File size: 262KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS Response to Consultation on Statement of Licensing Policy

Alcohol Focus Scotland's response to consultations on the development of local licensing policy statements. March 2023.

March 2023
File size: 363KB
Topics: Licensing
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AFS Response to SG Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland's response to the Scottish Government consultation on alcohol promotion and advertising. March 2023.

March 2023
File size: 640KB
Topics: Marketing
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Top Line Response Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland's top line response to the Scottish Government consultation on alcohol promotion and advertising. February 2023.

February 2023
File size: 122KB
Topics: Marketing
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AFS Response to inquiry into delivery of 70-30

AFS response to the Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group on the Prevention and Healing of Adverse Childhood Experiences' Commission of inquiry into the delivery of 70/30.

December 2022
File size: 213KB
Topics: Families, children and young people
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AFS Response to Scottish Government's Consultation on HFSS Promotions

AFS response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on restricting promotions of food and drink high in fat, sugar, or salt.

September 2022
File size: 244KB
Topics: Marketing
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AFS Response to EU Scrutiny on Ireland's labelling legislation

AFS response to the European Commission’s latest round of scrutiny on Ireland’s alcohol labelling legislation.

September 2022
File size: 260KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS Response to Covid-Recovery Committee Pre-budget scrutiny 2023-24

AFS response to the Scottish Parliament's COVID-19 Recovery Committee’s call for views on the Pre-budget scrutiny for 2023-2024.

September 2022
File size: 281KB
Topics: Health
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AFS Response to Health Social Care and Sport Committee Pre-budget scrutiny 2023-24

AFS response to the Scottish Parliament's Health, Social Care and Sport Committee’s call for views on the Pre-budget scrutiny for 2023-2024.

August 2022
File size: 285KB
Topics: Health
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AFS Response to Scottish Government's Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy

AFS response to the Scottish Government's consultation on a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

August 2022
File size: 140KB
Topics: Treatment and care
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AFS Response Scottish Government's to Suicide Prevention Strategy

AFS response to the Scottish Government's consultation on a new suicide prevention strategy and action plan.

August 2022
File size: 145KB
Topics: Treatment and care
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AFS Response to FPAC Pre-budget scrutiny 2023-24

AFS response to the Scottish Parliament's Finance and Public Administration Committee’s call for views on the Pre-budget scrutiny for 2023-2024.

August 2022
File size: 273KB
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AFS Response to Online Advertising Programme

AFS response to the UK Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport consultation on the Online Advertising Programme.

June 2022
File size: 305KB
Topics: Marketing
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AFS Response to Scottish Government's New Cancer Strategy

AFS Response to the Scottish Government's New Cancer Strategy Consultation.

June 2022
File size: 275KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS Response to Northern Ireland MUP Consultation

AFS response to the Department of Health Northern Ireland consultation on the introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol products.

May 2022
File size: 319KB
Topics: Price
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NCD Prevention Coalition Health Response submission to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee inquiry into Health Inequalities"

NCD Prevention Coalition joint response to Health, Social Care and Sport Committee inquiry into Health Inequalities in Scotland.

March 2022
File size: 278KB
Topics: Health
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AFS response to the European Commission's consultation on the revision of EU legislation on food information to consumers

AFS response to the European Commission’s consultation on the revision of EU legislation on Food Information to Consumers. March 2022.

March 2022
File size: 168KB
Topics: Health
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AFS Response to EU Labelling Consultation

AFS response to WHO Europe's consultation on the draft “Framework to strengthen implementation of the WHO European Action Plan to Reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol (EAPA), 2022 – 2025”. March 2022.

March 2022
File size: 233KB
Topics: Health
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AFS Response to New Alcohol Duty Review Consultation

AFS response to the UK Government consultation on the new Alcohol Duty System. January 2022.

January 2022
File size: 352KB
Topics: Price
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AFS Response to Right to Recovery Consultation

AFS response to the Member’s Bill consultation on the proposed Right to Addiction Recovery (Scotland) Bill. January 2022.

January 2022
File size: 240KB
Topics: Treatment and care
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AFS Response to Consultation on Excess Deaths in Scotland since the Start of the Pandemic

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the COVID-19 Recovery Committee consultation on excess deaths in Scotland since the start of the pandemic (January 2022).

January 2022
File size: 262KB
Topics: Deaths
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AFS Response to Health and Wellbeing of CYP Inquiry

AFS Response to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee’s inquiry into the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland. December 2021.

December 2021
File size: 348KB
Topics: Families, children and young people
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AFS Response to National Care Service Consultation

AFS Response to the Scottish Government’s Consultation on a National Care Service. November 2021.

November 2021
File size: 179KB
Topics: Treatment and care
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AFS Response Scottish Parliament consultation on the Internal Market

Scottish Parliament’s Constitution, External Affairs and Culture Committee’s consultation on the UK internal market. October 2021.

November 2021
File size: 276KB
Topics: Price
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AFS Response - Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2022-23

AFS Response - Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2022-23

October 2021
File size: 249KB
Topics: Price
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AFS Response to WHO Global Action Plan

Alcohol Focus Scotland’s response to the World Health Organization’s consultation on the first draft of the global alcohol action plan 2022-2030.

September 2021
File size: 255KB
Topics: Health
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AFS Written Evidence in response to the Health and Care Bill

Alcohol Focus Scotland provided written evidence on the Health and Care Bill to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee.

September 2021
File size: 308KB
Topics: Marketing
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AFS Response to Scotland’s Public Finances 2022-23

August 2021
File size: 285KB
Topics: Price
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AFS response to Food Standards Scotland consultation on their draft strategy

Food Standards Scotland consultation on their draft strategy for 2021-26: Protecting Scotland in a Changing Food Landscape. December 2020.

January 2021
File size: 260KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS response to the UK Government consultation on the total restriction of online advertising for products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS)

AFS response to the UK Government consultation on the total restriction of online advertising for products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS). December 2020

December 2020
File size: 283KB
Topics: Marketing
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AFS response to the WHO Consultation on the Working Document for the Development of an Action Plan to Strengthen Implementation of the Global Strategy to reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol

AFS response to the WHO Consultation on the Working Document for the Development of an Action Plan to Strengthen Implementation of the Global Strategy to reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol. December 2020.

December 2020
File size: 230KB
Topics: Health
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AFS Response to the UK Government Call for Evidence on the Alcohol Duty Review

Response to the UK Government’s Call for Evidence on the Alcohol Duty Review. November 2020.

December 2020
File size: 300KB
Topics: Price
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AFS response to Equalities and Human Rights Committee consultation on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

AFS response to Equalities and Human Rights Committee consultation on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill. October 2020.

October 2020
File size: 610KB
Topics: Families, children and young people
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Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on Budget 2021-22

Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on Budget 2021-22: Supporting the COIVD-19 Recovery. October 2020.

October 2020
File size: 574KB
Topics: Price
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AFS response to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee call for views on the UK Government’s Internal Market Bill

AFS response to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee call for views on the UK Government’s Internal Market Bill. (September 2020).

September 2020
File size: 699KB
Topics: Price
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AFS response to the Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee on the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

AFS response to the Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee on the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016. August 2020.

August 2020
File size: 276KB
Topics: Alcohol industry
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AFS response to the UK Government Consultation on the UK Internal Market White Paper

AFS response to the UK Government Consultation on the UK Internal Market White Paper. August 2020.

August 2020
File size: 524KB
Topics: Price
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AFS Written Evidence to the Commission on Alcohol Harm

Written Evidence to the Commission on Alcohol Harm: An Inquiry into the Effects of Alcohol on Society. February 2020.

February 2020
File size: 626KB
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AFS response to WHO Global Alcohol Strategy discussion paper

WHO Discussion Paper on the Global Alcohol Strategy. November 2019.

November 2019
File size: 579KB
Topics: Health
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AFS Submission to Proposal P1050 from Food Standards Australia and New Zealand on pregnancy warning labels on alcoholic beverages

AFS Submission to Proposal P1050 from Food Standards Australia and New Zealand on pregnancy warning labels on alcoholic beverages. October 2019.

October 2019
File size: 655KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS Response to the Irish Department of Health public consultation in respect of regulations to be made under Sections 12 and 13 of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018

AFS Response to the Irish Department of Health public consultation in respect of regulations to be made under Sections 12 and 13 of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018. (October 2019)

October 2019
File size: 733KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS response to Consultation on the new national public health body, Public Health Scotland

AFS response to the consultation on the new national public health body, Public Health Scotland. July 2019.

July 2019
File size: 571KB
Topics: Health
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AFS response to consultation on reviewing the fee for occasional licences and considering a limit on the number and duration of occasional licences

AFS response to Scottish Government’s consultation on reviewing the fee for occasional licences and considering a limit on the number and duration of occasional licences. July 2019.

July 2019
File size: 582KB
Topics: Licensing
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AFS Response to UK Government Consultation on Introducing Further Advertising Restrictions on TV and Online for Products High in Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS)

AFS Response to UK Government Consultation on Introducing Further Advertising Restrictions on TV and Online for Products High in Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS). June 2019.

June 2019
File size: 667KB
Topics: Marketing
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AFS Response to Consultation on Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 - Section 142 Draft Revised Guidance for Licensing Boards

AFS Response to Consultation on Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 - Section 142 Draft Revised Guidance for Licensing Boards. June 2019.

June 2019
File size: 928KB
Topics: Licensing
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AFS response to Food Standards Scotland consultation - Proposals to Improve the Out of Home Food Environment

Food Standards Scotland consultation response - Proposals to Improve the Out of Home Food Environment. February 2019.

February 2019
File size: 672KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS response - The Department of Health and Social Care consultation on mandating calorie labelling in the out of home sector

AFS response to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on mandating calorie labelling in the out of home sector. December 2018.

December 2018
File size: 320KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS Response - Low Alcohol Descriptors FSS

Response to Food Standards Scotland consultation on the National Provisions in the Food Labelling Regulations 1996 regarding reserved descriptions for alcohol. November 2018.

November 2018
File size: 317KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS Response to consultation on Personal License Holder renewal fees

AFS response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Personal License Holder renewal fees. (August 2018)

August 2018
File size: 255KB
Topics: Licensing
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Submission to European Commission - Irish Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

AFS response to the European Commission on the Irish Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. (July 2018)

July 2018
File size: 316KB
Topics: Labelling Marketing
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AFS Response to update of licensing regulations

AFS Response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the update of the Licensing (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2007 - May 2018

May 2018
File size: 412KB
Topics: Licensing
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AFS response to Department of Health and Social Care consultation on low alcohol descriptors

Alcohol Focus Scotland’s response to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on low alcohol descriptors (May 2018)

May 2018
File size: 321KB
Topics: Labelling
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AFS written submission on Alcohol Licensing Evidence Session

Briefing in advance of the Scottish Parliament Local Government & Communities Committee Evidence Session on Alcohol Licensing on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

May 2018
File size: 877KB
Topics: Licensing
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AFS written evidence on Planning (Scotland) Bill

AFS response to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee on the Planning (Scotland) Bill.

February 2018
File size: 331KB
Topics: Licensing
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AFS response to Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight consultation

AFS response to Scottish Government consultation on proposals to improve diet and weight in Scotland.

January 2018
File size: 436KB
Topics: Licensing Marketing
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AFS response to Minimum Unit Pricing for Alcohol consultation

AFS response to Scottish Government consultation on their proposed minimum unit price for alcohol (January 2018).

January 2018
File size: 330KB
Topics: Price
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AFS written evidence on impact of withdrawal from the EU

AFS response to the call for views from the Health and Sport Committee on the impact of withdrawal from the European Union on health and social care in Scotland (January 2018).

January 2018
File size: 318KB
Topics: Health
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AFS response to Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Wales Bill

AFS response to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on the Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill (December 2017).

December 2017
File size: 310KB
Topics: Price
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AFS response to Health and Sport committee

AFS response to request for evidence from the Health and Sport Committee on alcohol consumption and sport (September 2017).

September 2017
File size: 736KB
Topics: Health Marketing
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AFS response to Office for National Statistics Consultation on Alcohol Mortality Definition Review

AFS response to the ONS consultation on the alcohol mortality definition review August 2017.

August 2017
File size: 299KB
Topics: Deaths
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AFS reponse to policing strategy consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Policing 2026 strategy consultation (May 2017).

May 2017
File size: 100KB
Topics: Crime Licensing
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AFS response to planning system consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation on the future of the Scottish planning system (April 2017).

April 2017
File size: 138KB
Topics: Licensing
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AFS written evidence on healthcare in prisons

Alcohol Focus Scotland evidence to the Health and Sport Committee on healthcare in prisons (March 2017).

March 2017
File size: 100KB
Topics: Health
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AFS response to preventative agenda consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Health and Sport Committee’s call for evidence on the preventative agenda (February 2017).

February 2017
File size: 131KB
Topics: Health
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AFS response soft drinks levy

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to question 11 of the soft drinks levy consultation (October 2016).

October 2016
File size: 185KB
Topics: Price
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AFS response to mental health consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation on a 10 year vision for mental health in Scotland (September 2016).

September 2016
File size: 64KB
Topics: Health
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AFS evidence on Licensing Act 2003

Alcohol Focus Scotland’s response to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 (September 2016).

September 2016
File size: 119KB
Topics: Licensing
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AFS response to CMO guidelines

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the public consultation on proposed new alcohol guidelines (March 2016).

March 2016
File size: 87KB
Topics: Health Labelling
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AFS response to lobbying consultation

Alcohol Focus Scotland response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on lobbying transparency (July 2015).

July 2015
File size: 95KB
Topics: Alcohol industry
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AFS evidence on Alcohol Bill

Alcohol Focus Scotland submission to the Health and Sport Committee on the Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) Scotland Bill (June 2015).

June 2015
File size: 112KB
Topics: Licensing

The figures

24%
of Scots drink at hazardous or harmful levels (more than 14 units a week)
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