Rebecca Long Bailey – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the HM Treasury

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Rebecca Long Bailey on 2015-11-19.

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information has been provided to businesses to ensure that they are aware of their obligations under the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration scheme.

Damian Hinds

Guidance explaining the obligations of the scheme and who it applies to, the timeline for implementation and what businesses will need to do to prepare, is available on the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme web-page on Gov.UK. Available at:
HMRC has consulted with industry on a detailed public notice for the scheme and intend to publish the final version by 1 December. HMRC has also made available to industry an information pack that explains all the key features of the new scheme. Further publicity is also planned in the coming months to enhance industry awareness of the new scheme.