Cheap Supermarket Booze

Criticism: cut-price alcohol

Trade leaders blast cheap booze deals

Licensees and trade leaders have hit out at the latest cheap supermarket deals that are offering alcohol for as little as 43p per pint in the lead-up to Christmas.

Video: UKIP policy on pubs

Video: UKIP policy on pubs

By John Harrington

Controversial UKIP spokesman Nigel Farage tells MATV about his party's plan to help pubs prosper.

FRLT: pubs are struggling

34,000 pub jobs at risk in Northern Ireland

By Ewan Turney

Over 34,000 pub jobs in Northern Ireland are at risk as the economy worsens and cheap supermarket booze takes it toll, a trade body has warned. The...

Benner: Chancellor must act

Camra: 7,500 pubs will close by 2012

By Ewan Turney

Up to 7,500 pubs could close by 2012 because of a tidal wave of beer tax hikes, cheap supermarket booze and the general economic downturn. That's the...

Scots cheap booze ban challenge

Scots cheap booze ban challenge

Action to ban cheap supermarket booze in Scotland faces a challenge from Whitehall. That is the news reported by Scotland on Sunday. Last month,...

Ban cheap supermarket booze

Ban cheap supermarket booze

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers has launched a major new campaign calling for tough action on cheap supermarket booze. During the last...

MA Off Watch logo

Scots docs slam cheap shop booze

By Ewan Turney

Scottish doctors have called for an end to cheap supermarket booze promotions. The pressure on the off-trade in Scotland has intensified this month...

Supermarket booze slammed again

Supermarket booze slammed again

As the Competition Commission continues its look at the grocery market - the sale of cheap supermarket booze has been highlighted again. This time...

Supermarket booze warning goes national

Supermarket booze warning goes national

By Iain O'Neil

The Sun and the Daily Mirror have picked up on warnings issued by the on-trade about cheap supermarket booze. A story in today's Mirror quotes the...

Brewer warns over cheap supermarket booze

Brewer warns over cheap supermarket booze

By Iain O'Neil

Scottish & Newcastle has hit out at cheap supermarket booze - which it says encourages irresponsible drinking. The brewer made the complaint to...

Scots MP targets supermarket bargain booze

Scots MP targets supermarket bargain booze

By Iain O'Neil

The Scottish Parliament is considering targeting cheap supermarket booze promotions in a bid to beat binge-drinking. Liberal Democrat MSP Donald...