Consistently implement the Metric System across the UK
The Metric system has only been partially integrated into public life. We measure fuel in litres, speed in mph. Government policy is beer is sold in pints, while other alcohol such as spirits & wine to be sold in litres & ml. The government should implement the metric system in all law & regulation.
The discrepancy in selling of alcohol:
Examples (as recent as 2000 in the UK) of where conversion errors have caused issues with infrastructure and technology:
Inconsistency in non metric measurements - the difference between UK and US Imperial measurements:
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