House Of Lords

The trade is still waiting for part two of the pubs code consultation

Legislation

Pubs code: Government 'carefully considering' MRO as separate legislation

By Emily Sutherland

A department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) official told the Publican’s Morning Advertiser that the Government was ‘carefully considering’ the implications of a debate in the House of Lords held earlier this week, in which peers called for...

The deadline has been extended until the new year

Legislation

Deadline for pubs code consultation extended until 2016

By Emily Sutherland

The deadline for the pubs code consultation has been extended in order to give the industry more time to respond, following concerns many tenants would be unable to respond in the busy run-up to Christmas.

Pubs Code: Call for draft to be scrapped

Legislation

Pubs Code: Call for draft to be scrapped

By Oli Gross

Despite the Government’s U-turn on removing Parallel Rent Assessments from the pubs code, campaign groups are demanding the draft is scrapped and rewritten before consultation can begin as it faces conflicting criticisms.

What are Jeremy Corbyn's views on pubs?

What are Jeremy Corbyn's views on pubs?

By James Evison

Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader of the Opposition, is a teetotaller, and despite delivering his victory speech in a Westminster pub, he hasn’t spoken often on them in parliament. But that hasn’t stopped him supporting a wide range of pub-related motions...

John Rackham stood for UKIP in Lichfield

General Election

Election disappointment for licensees

By Emily Sutherland

Licensees who had hoped to give the pub trade a strong voice in parliament by standing in last week’s election are facing disappointment after an unsuccessful night.

The Small Business Bill and Deregulation Bill both received Royal Assent yesterday

Enterprise welcomes Royal Assent for pubs code

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Enterprise Inns has welcomed the granting of Royal Assent for the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill yesterday, which enshrines in law the introduction of a pubs code and adjudicator.