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Rethink: SBPA says a pubs code in Scotland would cost jobs, investment and opportunities

SBPA warns against proposals to introduce a pubs code in Scotland

By Georgina Townshend

The Scottish Beer & Pub Association have called for a "rethink" on the proposed bill which would establish a pubs code in Scotland, saying that if successful, it would "cost jobs, investment and opportunities, while punishing tied-pubs...

Brigid Simmonds has urged the Government not to go any further with regulation

BBPA chief fears 'huge costs' of statutory code

By John Harrington

British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds has said she fears the creation of an unnecessary and costly “Government quango tsar” overseeing the tenanted pub sector.

Only 66 out of 369 responses to the consultation were from premises licence holders

Islington takes a step closer to introducing late-night levy

By Noli Dinkovski

Islington Council appears a step closer to implementing a late-night levy (LNL) at tomorrow night’s (27th February) decisive public meeting, after it emerged that its licensing committee had already approved the proposals.