Children younger than 10 have had to be treated for alcohol related problems, Freedom of Information requests have revealed. 

The Mirror report:

A boy of seven had to be admitted to hospital with mental problems… caused by drink addiction.

He is one of hundreds aged under 10 who have been treated for alcohol problems, research by the Sunday Mirror reveals.

Cases even include a baby under one taken to A&E in Gloucestershire with a head injury sustained while intoxicated.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.