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Donaldson backs 'alcohol free childhood'


Children aged under 15 should never be given alcohol, even in small quantities, says England's chief medical officer, Sir Liam Donaldson speaking on BBC Breakfast.

The guidance comes after a recent survey suggested 20% of 13-year-olds drank alcohol at least once a week.


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