Joanna Simons, Chief Executive of Alcohol Concern, said:

 “There are 167,000 years of working life lost a year between the ages of 16-64 due to alcohol, this is more than the most 10 most frequent cancers.

 “This report highlights how implementing evidence-based policies, from a minimum unit price to lowering the drink drive limit, we can save lives and reduce the harm caused by alcohol to both individuals and society.”