Stupid rules from the Nanny State. This minimum pricing thing is having a go at those without much disposable income. The middle/upper-middleclass can still get as pissed as they like on their fancy liqueurs and vinos.
while i reserve the right for you and me to get drunk. I do take offence at my local street looking like Sodom & Gomorrah on a Friday evening.
and as for the Tuesday morning street drinkers ?