“I’m not as think as you drunk I am”: The story behind MUP

Minimum unit pricing – most commonly referred to as MUP- was implemented in Scotland on May the 1st 2018 and has had varied results. The act was hoping that by making it illegal to be charging less than 50p per unit of alcohol that people would be less likely to engage with harmful binge drinking due to the sudden rise in price of cheap booze. … Continue reading “I’m not as think as you drunk I am”: The story behind MUP

Please sir, may I have some food and shelter

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s not to take our basic needs for granted. When we’re cooking a meal we should be thankful that we can provide for ourselves; when running a bath we could be grateful for being clean; and when we settle down for the night we should remember that a further 4% of our population has become homeless since … Continue reading Please sir, may I have some food and shelter