Jeremy Hunt pledges £500,000 to helpline for children affected by alcoholism

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will also create a Children of Alcoholics Strategy after a campaign by the National Association for Children of Alcoholics, shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth and LabourMPs Liam Byrne and Caroline Flint – all children of alcoholics [Disclosure: DB Recovery+ editor Deirdre Boyd is a trustee of Nacoa].