Autumn Budget 2017: beer, wine and spirit duty frozen

Philip Hammond has announced a freeze on alcohol duty, rather than the previous strategy of increasing duty in line with inflation. In today’s Budget announcement…

Fifty Conservative MPs call for beer duty cut

Fifty Conservative MPs have signed a letter calling on Philip Hammond to cut beer duty and scrap inflationary increases in this month’s autumn Budget announcement.

Cider targeted for Budget clobbering by health lobby

Health lobbyists are targeting cheap, high strength ciders for a clobbering in the Budget on March 8. The Alcohol Health Alliance – a group of 40…