VIDEO: Why pubs deserve a cut in beer duty

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VIDEO: Why pubs deserve a cut in beer duty

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The British Beer and Pub Association has launched a video to support a campaign calling for a cut in beer duty.

The short animated film illustrates the key facts to back up its case for a one penny cut in beer duty in this year’s Budget.

The one-minute film gives some of the most shocking facts, which will be all too familiar for many licensees.

It explains how beer tax rates in the UK has a huge impact on the economy, an compares UK duty rates with other countries.

The video suggests what a tax cut would do to boost jobs and growth in the coming year.

Finally, the film calls on viewers to write their MP about beer duty via the BBPA’s campaigning website

Brigid Simmonds, BBPA chief executive, said: “I want to thank all those who have already joined the campaign – please use this new film to encourage others to do so.”

Campaigners can also download a free campaign poster from the BBPA’s website here. 

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