Report: 6p beer price rise 'set to be scrapped'

Next month's 6p rise on a pint of beer is reportedly set to be scrapped. The Sun reports that the Chancellor will also abolish the beer duty escalator in the Budget this afternoon. The escalator increases the levy by 2% on top of inflation each year.

There are expected to be very few giveaways in the Budget as Britain's economy struggles Credit: Press Association