Parents should be made to do ‘community service’, such as cleaning the streets the ‘morning after the night before’ if they are found to be supplying alcohol to their under 18s, according to a new report from UK ‘think tank’ Demos. According to the report, the majority of UK teens get their alcohol through parents, friends and older siblings, rather than buying it themselves (as do their Australian counterparts). However, these proxy-purchasers aren’t facing the consequences for the harm they are doing – this report argues that this should change. ago but I forgot to post it … The best part about this document is that it highlights some best practice strategies implemented across the UK that have actually made a difference. It’s an interesting read ..