Cheap Supermarket Alcohol

Dancing off into the sunset: have the boom days gone?

Six nightclubs a week closing

By Ewan Turney

Six nightclubs a week are closing with competition from pubs open later and cheap supermarket alcohol ramping up the pressure on the sector....

Crime is down overall

ALMR urges action on supermarket alcohol

By Ewan Turney

The Government needs to tackle cheap supermarket alcohol if it is serious about achieving further declines in alcohol-related crime. The British...

Supermarket beer: 45 cans for £18

Pubs fear cheap supermarket World Cup beer

By Lesley Foottit

Pubs will have to work even harder to profit over the World Cup as research revealed 78% now tank up on cheap supermarket alcohol before heading out....

Pre-loading is a problem

78% pre-load before going to pub

By Ewan Turney

Over 78% of 18-34 year-olds regularly drink at home before going out — a trend that is causing serious damage to the pub trade. New research from...

Nick Clegg launches Lib Dem manifesto

Lib Dems would act on tax and off-trade

By John Harrington

The Liberal Democrats have promised to tackle cheap supermarket alcohol and review the "ill-thought-out" alcohol tax in their election manifesto. But there's no mention of the beer tie.

Supermarkets: MPs want action

MPs urge action on supermarket alcohol

By John Harrington

Eighteen MPs have backed a Parliamentary motion calling for tough action against cheap supermarket alcohol. The Early Day Motion expresses "regret"...

MP urges action on cheap supermarket alcohol

MP urges action on cheap supermarket alcohol

By John Harrington

Another MP has submitted petitions urging action against cheap supermarket alcohol. The two Early Day Motions (EDM) from Liberal Democrat MP Richard...