Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom

David Cameron: 'I have ordered a rethink on pub opening times for England’s World Cup games – will consult with pub trade, police and councils.'

PM orders rethink on World Cup licensing hours extension

By Ellie Bothwell

The Prime Minister has “ordered a rethink” on pub opening times for England’s World Cup games in Brazil this summer, a day after the Home Office said it had ruled out extending licensing hours.

Beer duty: Andrew Griffiths says take action now to help axe the tax

Griffiths: take action now to help axe the beer tax

By Andrew Griffiths

We cannot afford to under-estimate the importance of the next two or three weeks to UK brewers and publicans. In air-conditioned offices somewhere deep in Whitehall, Treasury officials and ministers are putting the final touches to this year’s Budget...

Treasury questions No 10 alcohol minimum price push

Treasury questions No 10 alcohol minimum price push

High-ranking Treasury officials have admitted that there are questions over the legality of David Cameron’s plans for a minimum alcohol unit pricing policy, according to drinks industry sources.

PM letter over review panel  is 'model of evasion'

PM letter over review panel is 'model of evasion'

By Michelle Perrett

Prime Minister David Cameron has responded to calls for an independent panel to review the self-regulation deal over the pubco-tenant relationship, claiming it would not “be appropriate”.