Simon O'Brien, the Association of Chief Police Officers' new lead on licensing, said at this year's Responsible Drinks Retailing awards: "I'm comfortable with the amount of legislation we have at the moment."
This year's RDR awards, presented in London this week, saw Terry Fieldhouse, owner of three-strong independent chain TC's Mini Mart named best independent retailer.
James Hall & Co - which manages
429 Spar convenience stores - was awarded the prize for best retail chain.
And the Retail Alcohol Standards Group's Community Alcohol Partnership scheme was named best initiative after a four-month pilot in St Neots, Camb s , resulted in a 94% drop in young people found with alcohol.
Don't miss the Nov 28 issue of OLN for a full report on the winners.