duty escalator

WSTA launches ‘Call Time on Duty’ campaign

Scrapping the alcohol duty escalator would create 6,000 jobs and generate £230 million in revenue a new report has revealed as the WSTA opens a new campaign to get the measure removed from the 2014 budget.

WSTA blames UK duty escalator for high prices

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has claimed that the government's wine and spirits duty escalator is to blame for the UK's high alcohol prices.

Chancellor faces alcohol duty shortfall

The UK chancellor George Osborne is facing a £100 million shortfall in the duty he collects from alcohol, according to new figures released by the Wilson Drinks Report.

Women hit hardest by UK drink duty hike

Analysis from the WSTA has found women to bear the financial brunt as the beer tax cut is wiped out by wine and spirit increases.

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