Tánaiste asks DUP’s Poots to bring forward minimum alcohol pricing
Leo Varadkar said that when he first introduced minimum unit pricing as Minister for Health, he intended that it would be introduced at the same time in Northern Ireland.
Off-licences lobbied to get earlier minimum unit pricing
Coalition aims to introduce new pricing laws in January despite concerns it may fuel the cross-border alcohol trade
Beer could soon be twice as expensive as it is in North
Coalition to introduce minimum unit pricing within weeks, but drinks industry says move should not go ahead until there is a similar law in Northern Ireland