Pub campaigners across England and Wales are celebrating the biggest shake up to the British pub industry in ten years as Pub Company reforms become law.
CAMRA celebrates THREE major campaign wins!
The Chancellor has announced an unprecedented third cut in beer duty as well as a 2% cut to cider tax, thanks to the support of thousands of CAMRA members.
CAMRA has launched a new campaign to support small cider makers under serious threat from the European Union (EU), which has demanded the UK Government remove its excise duty exemption for small producers.
CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, has today announced their list of over 200 Local Pubs of the Year to help launch April’s Community Pubs Month. CAMRA volunteers across the UK judge the pubs in their area to find their Branch’s Pub of the Year - looking at decor, value for money, customer service, and of course, the quality of their real ale. The local branch winners then go forward to battle it out in the regional heats in their quest to become National Pub of the Year, announced in early 2016.
CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, will be leading celebrations for three huge campaign wins on Community Pubs Day (23rd March), a new national celebration day to highlight and promote the 600 pubs that have so far been listed as Assets of Community Value.
“CAMRA is delighted with today’s hat-trick of an unprecedented third consecutive cut in beer tax, with another penny off a pint, which will be welcomed by millions of beer-drinkers across the country. The last two cuts have already had a huge impact, saving over 1,000 pubs from closure and keeping the price of a pub pint down. Independent research by CEBR forecasts that the price of a pub pint will now be more than 20p cheaper than it would have been had the beer duty escalator remained in place.
The Telegraph: Can Britain's Pubs Survive?
The Times discuss the affect of the beer tie and beer duty on UK pubs.
11/03/15Click to read the full article
London Evening Standard: Beer Duty
The Evening Standard say "It's time our MPs rallied behind the call for beer duty to be downed."
25/02/15Click to read the full article
MSN News: Cebr Report
More than 1,000 pubs would have closed if the Government had not cut duty on beer over the last two years, a campaign group has estimated.
23/02/15Click to read the full article
The Daily Mail: Cebr Report
Drinkers raise glasses to Osborne following new research from Cebr
23/2/15Click to read the full article