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Labour has created ‘timebomb generation’ of teenagers hooked on casual sex, drugs and binge-drinking’

The Mail on Sunday:

A generation of teenagers have become ‘health timebombs’ because of their binge-drinking, smoking, drug use and underage sex, the Conservatives warned yesterday.The scale of the health problems facing those aged 11 to 19 was laid bare for the first time by official figures.

They show the number of young people admitted to hospital for treatment because they have abused alcohol, cigarettes and drugs has soared.

The paper says that the Shaddow Secretary of State for Health, Andrew Lansley MP, is calling for ring-fenced budgets for work on alcohol, drugs and tobacco.

Filed under: Conservatives

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  1. […] August, 2008 in ConservativesTags: Andrew Lansley The speech by Andrew Lansley that was trailed over the weekend is now available on the Conservative Party website. The Shadow Secretary of State […]

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