Alcohol

Alcohol ban: pubs cannot serve alcohol to customers in their venues but off-licence sales can continue until 10pm

Fury at pub alcohol ban in Wales

By Emily Hawkins

A ban on serving alcohol in pubs has been met with anger from publicans in Wales, who say it means their businesses are not viable.

Industry query: Christopher Snowdon questions if the Government has waged war on the trade

Opinion

Has the Government declared war on pubs?

By Christopher Snowdon

I have long harboured the suspicion than the ultimate objective of British politics for the last fifteen years has been to destroy the pub trade.

Information needed: the trade has urged the Government provide further clarity of the restrictions

Confusion about alcohol takeaways for pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub trade is calling for clarity on serving takeaway alcohol while shut, ahead of the nationwide lockdown and enforced closure of hospitality this week (Thursday 5 November).