Pubs call for beer tax rise freeze

Press Association

Fresh pressure to end the controversial extra tax on beer has been piled on the Government after ministers were told the move would save thousands of jobs.

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) renewed its call for the so-called beer duty escalator to be scrapped in this month's Budget, arguing that the Treasury would not lose any revenue.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%