Beer and Pub Taxation — [James Gray in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 2:30 pm on 5th February 2020.

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Photo of Lilian Greenwood Lilian Greenwood Labour, Nottingham South 2:30 pm, 5th February 2020

The Plough Inn in Radford, which is in the inner city of Nottingham and which is also the brewery tap for Nottingham Brewery, is precisely the sort of nucleus of the local community that he has described and the landlady, Mel, is a legend. Does he agree with the managing director of Nottingham Brewery, Phil Darby, who says he is worried that if action is not taken on beer duty and small brewers relief, the price of a couple of pints in a pub will simply not be able to compete with the price in supermarkets for much longer?