House Of Lords

Experienced head: Baroness McIntosh takes up a new role at PASS

Baroness McIntosh takes hot seat at PASS

By Stuart Stone

Baroness Anne McIntosh of Pickering has taken up the chair of the board position of the recently revamped PASSCo community interest company, which operates the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS).

Enormous experience: Lord Kennedy is the former vice-chairman of the all-party parliamentary beer-group

National Pubwatch appoints new honorary president

By Stuart Stone

Lord Roy Kennedy of Southwark has been appointed as the new National Pubwatch honorary president after many years of working closely with the pub and hospitality trade in his role as a Labour vice-chairman of the all-party parliamentary beer group.

 Winning formula: From L-R Steve Baker, National Pubwatch chairman; Graham Tuach, Romford Town Pubwatch chairman; James Hall, Romford Town Pubwatch deputy chairman; Gavin Shuker MP; Charles Ireland, general manager Diageo Great Britain, Ireland and France

Diageo National Pubwatch Awards unveils winners

By Claire Churchard

Romford Town’s Pubwatch scheme collected the top prize at the glittering Diageo National Pubwatch Awards last night for its significant contribution to community safety.

Hartlepool: The council rejects EMRO

Hartlepool Borough Council rejects EMRO

By Michelle Perrett

Hartlepool Borough Council has rejected an early-morning restriction order (EMRO), claiming there was ”insufficient evidence” to justify one.

Back in beer group: John Grogan MP

Former beer group chair John Grogan MP 'delighted to be back'

By Michelle Perrett

The former chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPBG) John Grogan, the MP for the Yorkshire constituency of Keighley, said he would be taking an interest in beer and pub industry issues in the House of Commons on his re-election after a seven-year...

Late-night levy: the consultation will run until 7 May

BBPA responds to Hackney levy consultation

By Liam Coleman

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has officially responded to Hackney Council’s consultation on introducing a late-night levy at a time where the House of Lords looks to abolish the order all together.