Westminster System

David Morris MP: Ban liquid nitrogen cocktails

MP calls for liquid nitrogen Westminster Hall Debate

By Gurjit Degun

An MP who has called for a ban on liquid nitrogen cocktails following 18-year-old Gaby Scanlon having her stomach removed as a result of such a drink, is also asking for a Westminster Hall Debate.

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”.

BISC: Bailey questions Prime Minister over pubco deal

BISC: Bailey questions Prime Minister over pubco deal

By Michelle Perrett

Business Innovation and Skills Committee (BISC) chairman Adrian Bailey demanded action from David Cameron over the pubco-tenant relationship during Prime Minister’s Questions today.

Mulholland calls for Tuppen resignation

Mulholland calls for Tuppen resignation

By Adam Pescod

Pub campaigner Greg Mulholland MP has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in Parliament condemning Enterprise Inns chief executive Ted Tuppen’s recent criticism of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (BISC), and calling for Enterprise shareholders...

Fast forward: The Albion, Shoreditch

Shoreditch pub to put clocks forward at weekend

By Adam Pescod

Whilst the rest of the country prepares to put its clocks back this weekend, an East London pub will be bucking the trend by putting its own clocks forward an hour.

Marston's: saying goodbye to Lyne

Lyne exits Marston's after 20 years

By The PMA Team

Marston's head of customer support Peter Lyne has left the business after a 20-year career with the regional brewer and retailer. Lyne most...

Greg Mulholland and Nigel Adams: in support of protecting pubs

Planning protection for pubs gains support

By Ewan Turney

A bid to make it harder for "unscrupulous developers" to demolish pubs and community assets could be included in the Decentralism and Localism Bill.

Adams: wants to cut pub demolitions

MP steps up battle to preserve pubs

By John Harrington

The MP behind a Bill to make it harder to demolish pubs plans to meet Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to get Government support for the action....

Live music: Clement-Jones has raised concerns over restrictions

Pub Live Music Bill moves to the Commons

By Ewan Turney

The Live Music Bill, which aims to make it easier for pubs to host live music, will now be debated in the Commons. The Private Members Bill,...

Peer is hoping to make it easier for pubs to host live music

New bid to free up live pub music

By John Harrington

A Liberal Democrat peer is to table a Private Member's Bill to make it easier for pubs to stage live music. Lord Clement-Jones' Bill wants the...

Rate relief has not been ruled out

Hope for automatic rate relief

By John Harrington

Local Government minister Sadiq Khan says the Government won't rule out automatic rate relief for small firms "as an option for the future

Luff: rate relief support

Support for automatic rate relief grows

By Ewan Turney

Over 100 MPs have thrown their support behind a campaign calling for automatic rate relief for small businesses. The MPs have signed up to an Early...

Glass ban opposition grows

Glass ban opposition grows

By John Harrington

Surge in support for the MA's petition since Government speaks out against blanket bans

Community pubs inquiry set to kick off

Community pubs inquiry set to kick off

The first hearing of the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group's community pubs inquiry has been scheduled for next week. Around 60 individual...