General Election 2017 - Pledge for Pubs! 

The General Election is just a few weeks away on Thursday 8th June. Together, we have an opportunity to build on our recent successes and make sure that beer and pubs stay at the top of the political agenda in the next five years.

CAMRA is asking all election candidates to pledge their support for beer and pubs by committing to:

1. Beer: Celebrate and promote Britain's 1,540 breweries
2. Pubs: Support action to help pubs thrive
3. Consumers: Represent the interests of pub goers, beer and cider drinkers

To lobby your local candidates, please click "I'm a campaigner". Candidates can sign up directly by clicking "I'm a candidate".

You can download our full manifesto below.

Campaigners click here to lobby
Candidates click here to pledge

Pulling together to:

Pledge 1 Beer

Celebrate Britain's breweries

Pledge 2 Pubs

Help pubs thrive

Pledge 3 Consumers

Speak up for pub-goers and beer drinkers

Number of supporters

381

  • Comment from CAMRA on the UKIP Manifesto

    Following the release of the UKIP Manifesto, please find below comment from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), which is urging election candidates to back a number of pledges to support British pubs and beer.

    26/05/2017

  • CAMRA calls on candidates to promote Scottish pubs in Westminster

    Ahead of the General Election, CAMRA is calling on Scottish candidates to #pledgeforpubs by committing to protect and promote the 4,600 pubs and 130 breweries across Scotland - representing the interests of the consumers who enjoy them.

    19/05/2017

  • Comment from CAMRA on the Conservative Manifesto

    Following the release of the Conservative Manifesto, please find below comment from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), which is urging election candidates to back a number of pledges to support British pubs and beer.

    18/05/2017

  • Comment from CAMRA on the Liberal Democrat Manifesto

    Following the release of the Liberal Democrat Manifesto, please find below comment from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), whch is urging election candidates to back a number of pledges to support British pubs and beer.

    17/05/2017

  • Comment from CAMRA on the news that Brexit will make families poorer

    Following the warning from the Bank of England this morning that the impact of Brexit will contribute to a dramatic drop in real-term pay this year (here), the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is urging election candidates to back a number of pledges to help keep pub-going an affordable activity.

    17/05/2017

  • Comment from CAMRA on the Labour Manifesto

    Following the release of the Labour Manifesto this morning, please find below comment from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), whch is urging election candidates to back a number of pledges to support British pubs and beer.

    17/05/2017

  • CAMRA calls on election candidates to grasp opportunities from Brexit

    The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is calling on election candidates to take advantage of the opportunities presented by Brexit to maximise the benefit to the British beer and pubs industry.

    09/05/2017

View all press releases
Click here to join