Conservative MPs to release own-brand British gin

The UK Conservative party's 1922 Committee has revealed that it plans to release its own gin called '1922 Gin' as part of its support of the British gin industry. 

CAMRA takes duty campaign to Strasbourg

The Campaign for Real Ale is meeting EU bosses to lobby for greater support for UK brewers and cidermakers, as the group looks to revitalise its campaigning activities.

UK government urged to end 80% Scotch ‘supertax’

As the UK scrambles to assemble a new government following the most recent general election, the SWA has laid out its campaign priorities urging ministers to support the scrapping of an 80% ‘supertax’ on Scotch.

Yorkshire beer smugglers jailed for £3.8m tax fraud

A criminal gang from South Yorkshire has been sentenced to a total of 19 years in prison for evading £3.8 million in duty and VAT by smuggling beer – including brands Budweiser, Carlsberg and Stella Artois – into the UK. 

HMRC beer seizures double

June 7th, 2013

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