Brian Binley

Under fire: Ted Tuppen

Tuppen under fire over BISC remarks

By Adam Pescod

Enterprise Inns chief executive Ted Tuppen has come under fire over comments he made about the Business, Innovation & Skills Committee’s (BISC’s) recent report into the relationship between pubcos and tenants.

Binley:Pubcos are misleading tenants

MP accuses pubcos of 'misleading'

By Michelle Perrett

Pubcos were accused of misleading tenants by a leading MP sitting on the committee investigating the beer tie. Brian Binley is the only MP to have...

Smoking ban: MPs lobbying Government

MPs give boost to smoking campaign

By John Harrington

A Tory MP is using the weight of MPs' support for relaxing the smoking ban to lobby the Government to look again. A total of 86 MPs voted in favour...

Smoking ban: licensees want choice

LVA lobbies MPs on smoke ban relaxation

By John Harrington

A Sussex-based trade body has written to three local MPs urging them to back a bid to relax the smoking ban. The 1066 LVA, based in Hastings, is...

Ward: there must be a review

JFL backs smoking ban review call

By Lesley Foottit

Justice for Licensees (JFL) has backed an MP's call for a "thorough review" of the smoking ban in pubs and clubs.

Action: Cable promised to monitor situation

Cable threatens action on pubcos

By John Harrington

Business Secretary has promised "legislative action" on pubcos if their updated codes of practice don't lead to better treatment of tenants.

Brian Binley: there should be exemptions to smoking ban

Tory MP to lobby for smoking ban exemptions

By Lesley Foottit

Conservative MP Brian Binley plans to lobby the Government to reconsider the "draconian" smoking ban across UK pubs. The newly re-elected All Party...