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Thursday 24 April 2014

Government

Government spend on Champagne soars

The UK government bought nearly four times as much Champagne last year compared to 2012, documents have revealed.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 3 Comments »

UK govt in Moscow to fight whisky fraud

The UK government’s environment secretary, Owen Paterson, has flown to Moscow to help protect Scotch whisky from counterfeiting.

Monday, September 16th, 2013 No Comments »

£7m UK parliament bar costs revealed

The latest figures have revealed that last year’s bill for subsidising the UK Parliament’s bars and restaurants was more than £7 million.

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 No Comments »

UK government spends £45k on wine

The UK government spent more than £45,000 on wine last year, according to a statement from Foreign Office minister Mark Simmonds.

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Irish government to auction off wines

The Irish government is set to follow its UK and French counterparts by selling off some of the wine in its hospitality cellar.

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Government reveals drink-drive cost

A £50,000 pint of beer, which highlights the cost of a drink-driving conviction, has been unveiled as part of the UK government’s latest THINK! road safety campaign.

Friday, March 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Calorie labels for beer, wine and spirits considered by UK Government

Bottles of wine, beer and spirits could soon display the amount of calories they contain under new Government plans to discourage people from binge drinking.

Monday, February 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Cider industry calls on government for help

Leaders in the cider industry have called on the UK government to help them grow both at home and abroad.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Bootleg alcohol helps government hit green target

The UK Home Office is using confiscated alcohol for electricity production to help it meet government environmental targets.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Drinking when pregnant ‘harms IQ’

A new study has found that drinking even small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy can reduce a child’s intelligence.

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 2 Comments »

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