Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

Treasury written question – answered at on 9 February 2024.

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Photo of Charlotte Nichols Charlotte Nichols Labour, Warrington North

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the impact of changes to alcohol duty implemented in August 2023 on tax receipts.

Photo of Gareth Davies Gareth Davies The Exchequer Secretary

The Government publishes tax information and impact notes for tax policy changes when the policy is final or near final. The summary of impacts from the changes to alcohol duty at Spring Budget 2023 can be found here:

The Government is closely monitoring the impact of the recent reforms and will evaluate the impact of the new rates and structures three years after the changes took effect on 1 August 2023. This will allow time to understand the impacts on the alcohol market, and for HMRC to gather useful and accurate data with which to evaluate the effects of the reform.

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