Beer Taxation and Pubs

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:39 pm on 28th March 2019.

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Photo of Mike Wood Mike Wood Conservative, Dudley South 1:39 pm, 28th March 2019

There is a range of factors. Beer duty is certainly part of it, but business rates are a massive factor in the pressures affecting our pubs. For these pubs to flourish, to remain the beating heart of our communities, and to continue to compete as businesses, they need the investment that comes, and is only possible, if the tax burden is kept at a sensible level.