The social, medical and financial costs of excessive alcohol consumption are there for all to see. The answer is already known.
Posts Tagged: Alcohol taxes
Which taxes should Tories cut? 3) Julian Jessop: Reduce sin taxes and property taxes to give the economy a fillip
The final article in our series argues that while the primary focus should be deficit reduction, there may yet be room to make life a bit easier, particularly for the poorest.
The current tax regime levies much higher taxes on one of Britain’s most important exports than on other forms of alcohol.
James Frayne: The question to ask before introducing any new policy – “Would I want this for my own family?”
Too often people in Westminster choose one thing for the public and another for their own loved ones.
A new project to hold the Government to account in honouring its pledge that “Brexit means Brexit”.
When more than 30 million of us regularly drink wine, why does the pub – not the wine bar – continue to represent political expediency?
Boris has just cut the Council Tax precept by 6.4 per cent. Does Osborne have such clear credentials?
Cutting duty on wines and spirits has boosted revenue. So why shouldn’t the Chancellor serve up more reductions in next week’s Budget.