Fight against the beer duty escalator

Publicans from our region have joined more than a thousand campaigners in London calling for reforms to the way beer's taxed.

At the moment, duty increases automatically every year by 2% above inflation.

According to the campaign group CAMRA, around 18 pubs in the UK are closing every week.


Landlords' beer tax battle

The Campaign for Real Ale, has organised the biggest campaigning event in its 40 year history as over 1,200 of its members - as well as other members of the beer & pub industry - descend upon Parliament, calling for an end to the beer duty escalator.