Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

UK: Budget 2011: alcohol duty escalator stays as pub trade speaks out

Donnerstag 24. März 2011 von htm

The 2011 budget today confirmed that the alcohol duty escalator will continue with alcohol taxed at 2% above the rate of inflation. The Treasury stated this would add four pence to the price of a pint of beer, 15 pence to the price of a bottle of wine, and 54 pence to the price of a bottle of spirits. … (Source: Alcohol Policy UK, 03/23/11)

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UK: Beer Industry expects beer tax hikes

Mittwoch 2. März 2011 von htm

A report by economic experts Oxford Economics shows that 980,000 jobs in the UK depend on the beer and pub trade. The report was commissioned by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), who in a press release said the figures will fuel concerns over plans for huge beer tax hikes in the Budget this month. BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds said: „These figures show how vital the beer and pub trade is to the UK economy, with huge numbers of jobs dependent on the sector.“ Highlighting expected duty rises in the forthcoming budget, Simmonds called for a freeze in beer duty. Source: Alcohol Policy UK, 03/02/11) beerandpub.com, 02/16/11

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