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Chancellor’s Budget Receives Warm Industry Response

The Chancellor’s Budget statement announcing a freeze duty on wines, beers, spirits and lower-strength ciders has been warmly welcomed by hospitality organisations. Chancellor Philip Hammond said in Parliament yesterday that the government would look to increase duty on high strength ...

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Scotland To Introduce Minimum Pricing

Scotland is set to become the first country in the world to set a minimum price for alcohol in an effort to improve public health after the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) lost an appeal against the plan at the UK’s highest court. ...

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