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Information for electors voting in the General Election 2024.

A UK parliamentary election has been called for 4 July 2024. Deadlines for registering to vote, and applying for a postal vote, have now passed. To apply to vote by proxy, you have until 5pm on 26 June 2024: GOV.UK: Apply to vote by proxy (opens new window)

Overseas electors may consider applying to vote by proxy. For more information see the General Election 2024 page.

Drugs and alcohol

Key Messages

Adults

  • Drink less than 14 units of alcohol a week (where 14 units is equivalent to 6 pints of 4% beer, 6 medium glasses of 13% wine, or 14 single 25ml serves of spirits)
  • Aim to spread your drinking across 3 or more days
  • Limit  the amount of alcohol drunk in any one session

Pregnancy

  • Avoid alcohol if you are pregnant 

Services for Support

Tools

  • Audit C (measure your risks around your alcohol intake)

Relevant guidance/policies

Data

  • Alcohol Concern state that 1 in 4 adults in the UK are drinking too much alcohol, Public Health Action advises that for Wiltshire this is 1 in 3 adults.

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