Steve McCabe – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the HM Treasury

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Steve McCabe on 2016-01-21.

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to reduce beer duty by one per cent.

Damian Hinds

The government is committed to supporting the beer industry. The tax on a typical pint of beer was cut by a penny at March Budget 2015, building on the duty cuts at Budget 2014 and Budget 2013.

The government continues to keep all taxes under review and decisions on tax policy are made as part of the Budget process.