Summary of General Election Manifesto policies
With the General Election rapidly approaching, all of the party Manifestos have now been published.
To understand how each one affects beer and pubs we've produced the below summary table.
To download the summary table in full, click here
To lobby your local candidates and ask them to make a #pledgeforpubs visit: http://camra.org.uk/pledgeforpubs
CAMRA condemns the introduction of a late-night levy in Tower Hamlets, which will see pubs in the area hit with yet another tax bill, at a time when the business rates revaluation has seen many of the capital’s pubs facing unprecedented rises in their rates.
A traditional cider bar in Devon that only sells cider, perry and fruit wines has once again been named the best place to drink real cider by the Campaign for Real Ale.
The tradition of going to the pub is becoming an unaffordable luxury for the majority of Brits as new research shows that just 15% of UK beer drinkers now think that the price of a pint in the UK is either very or fairly affordable.