Booze laws shock.
PLANS to allow off-licences and supermarkets to sell booze for longer were scuppered by MSPs yesterday.
The Executive wanted to extend the hours in which carry-outs can be sold.
But backbenchers defied ministers and CUT off-licence hours instead.
Shops will only be able to sell alcohol from 10am to 10pm.The existing law allows off-sales from 8am to 10pm.
After chaotic scenes at Holyrood the Licensing Bill was passed by 71 votes to 42
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Nov 17, 2005|
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