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The Fix: cutting down our alcohol

Authors/ source/ publisher
BBC Radio 4
Date added to library 13 September 2017
Year published
2017
Abstract
BBC Radio 4, The Fix aired Cutting Down Our Alcohol, where three teams have just one day to come up with ideas to help people cut down the amount they drink. Will they impress our judges? Matthew Taylor from the RSA and Cat Drew of design agency Uscreates, lead the teams through a day of policy design. The government and health authorities have tried for years to get people to drink less but the numbers binge drinking or drinking more than the recommended amount is still high. Can our teams of bright young minds find some innovative solutions to present to Dawn Austwick, Chief Executive of the Big Lottery Fund and former cabinet minister and Executive Chairman of the Resolution Foundation, David Willetts.