Tied pubs beer system is 'great'

Press Association

A drinks industry leader has defended a controversial system for selling beer to so-called "tied" pubs, warning that getting rid of it would be "throwing the baby out with the bath water".

Brigid Simmonds, chief executive of the British Beer & Pub Association, told a committee of MPs that the system under which the larger pubco brewers sold beer to pubs was "great".%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%