This report investigates underage drinking within the UK,
particularly within the context of its impact on consumption
patterns in adult life. Using this report as a guide, it is
possible for companies within the drinks industry, as well as
actors within local and national government, to track the
development of the average UK drinker from an early age.
Claims that a culture of intoxication is complicit in an
acceptance and proliferation of underage drinking is also
scrutinised. To that purpose, the roles of peers, parents and other
authority figures are detailed in relation to drinkers' consumption
To download a table of contents for this report, click here.