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
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is calling for a new deal for pubs in response to fresh data which reveals 18 pubs are being lost each week. The consumer group says that urgent action is needed to cut the tax burden placed on pubs.
The Cricketers Arms in St Helens, Merseyside, has won the prestigious Pub of the Year title from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) just five years after it was boarded up for closure.
The Flixton Conservative Club in Manchester has won the prestigious Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Club of the Year award after a recent transformation has seen an even wider range of real ales and ciders brought in.