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CHANGES IN BEER DUTY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1041: tabled on 01 February 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is concerned that despite cuts in duty, the UK retains the second-highest level of beer duty in Europe, with the nation paying almost 40 per cent of all EU excise despite consuming around 12 per cent of produced beer within its boundaries; believes that cutting such duty could play a crucial role in helping struggling pubs stay open, create jobs and support local communities, increase investment in brewing and pubs and keep a lid on price increases; and calls on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to review present arrangements and to examine how to support both the industry itself and those who live and work in its shadows.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.