The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA), the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and the Association of Multiple Retailers (ALMR) have praised the outgoing chair of the All-Parliamentary Beer Group chairman, Andrew Griffiths.
A third cut to beer duty will enable the continued growth in beer production, fuel sales growth, encourage investment and boost employment the Society of Independent Brewers Association (SIBA) has argued.
I resisted the urge before the Budget to make a call on whether the chancellor would cancel the duty escalator for all alcohol. When he did it for beer last year it was a huge surprise, and despite what I said at the time I thought it might be tougher...
The chief executive of the British Beer and Pub Association Brigid Simmonds has written to MPs urging them to support a Parliamentary motion calling for a freeze in beer duty in the Budget on 20 March.