Hugo backs Beer Duty cut to boost pub trade

This year’s campaign spearheaded by the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group will be requesting a cut to beer duty to rejuvenate the UK’s pub and hospitality sector. The pub trade is at the very heart of Britain’s heritage, contributing £23 billion to the UK economy and supporting 900,000 jobs – it is my belief that further increases to beer duty will present additional challenges for the industry and cause more pubs to close.

Letter to the Chancellor to cut Beer Duty in the forthcoming Budget: