Liquor store

The answer to Len’s booze problem

Looks like Independent Liquor and its highly paid spin weasel Mark Unsworth are about to have a few problems.

I?ve posted before about?Len?s booze problems.? The Manurewa Local Board has now come up with a solution and one that?supports Crusher Collins?as well.

In a release ?Calls for Tougher Restrictions on Liquor Shops??issued this afternoon, Manurewa Local Board Chair Angela Dalton is calling on Auckland Council to introduce tough new discretionary measures in Auckland?s Local Alcohol Policy.

?We strongly support the recent recommendation by the?Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (ARLA)?to impose a restricted designation in respect of premises stocking RTDs.

?We want to see the LAP ensure that any off-licensed store that targets young people with cheap ?easy-to-drink? liquor runs the risk of their license application being declined. Further, we strongly oppose liquor wholesalers entering into agreements with small liquor stores to the effect that 70 per cent of the retail space of the premise and 70 per cent of the chiller space must be devoted to RTDs.? Read more »