Beer APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To promote the wholesomeness and enjoyment of beer and the unique role of the pub in UK society; to increase understanding of the social, cultural and historic role of brewing and pubs in the UK and their value to tourism; to broaden recognition of the contribution of brewing and pubs to employment and to the UK's economy; to promote understanding of the social responsibility exercised by the brewing and pub industries; to support the UK's brewing industry worldwide.

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Recent Documents related to Beer

1. Calculation examples for alcohol duties
10/06/2021 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: the current rates of duty payable for spirits, beer, wine, made -wine, cider and perry, then work out

2. ABV levels in beer, cider and wine for the ‘in-home’ market
19/06/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Review of typical ABV levels in beer, Analysis of beer, cider and wine sales to identify

3. Beer Duty 2020
28/09/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: freezing Beer Duty at previous Budgets; acknowledges that again the UK has the highest total Beer Duty bill

4. Alcohol-attributable fractions for England: an update
12/06/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Concept 2 Concept 3 Concept 4 1 Alcohol Spirits Beer Wine Tuberculosis fiRelative riskfl fiOdds ratiosfl

5. Excise Notice 226: Beer Duty
08/11/2019 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: Excise Notice 226: Beer Duty - GOV.UK document

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Beer

1. Food and Drink: Waste Prevention
17/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: but is he concerned that millions of litres of beer had to be poured down the drain when the lockdown - Speech Link
2: them they have around 140 million litres of spoiled beer that needs to be cleared from pub cellars to make - Speech Link
3: declare that I was formerly the head of the British Beer & Pub Association, to which my noble friend has - Speech Link

2. Beer and Pub Taxation
05/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered taxation on beer and pubs.I am delighted to have secured another - Speech Link
2: says he is worried that if action is not taken on beer duty and small brewers relief, the price of a couple - Speech Link
3: years in brewing. They have transformed brewing and beer across the country—both the diversity and the quality - Speech Link

3. Beer Duty Rates
25/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: an important debate about differential rates of beer duty. Because of the suspension of the earlier debate - Speech Link
2: this House has considered differential rates of beer duty.It is an honour to serve under your - Speech Link
3: many ways, notably through the beer duty freeze, which means that beer duty is 18% lower than it was in - Speech Link

4. Beer Taxation and Pubs
28/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: beg to move,That this House has considered beer taxation and pubs.I am delighted to have - Speech Link
2: great work as chair of the all-party parliamentary beer group, of which—like many other hon. Members—I am - Speech Link
3: Gentleman has referred.When we last debated beer duty in this House—in Westminster Hall in October - Speech Link

5. Small Breweries Relief
09/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: “Cwrw” is an old Celtic word—Welsh word—meaning beer, but Members may recognise it from other places - Speech Link
2: wanted to mention Niall Kennedy of the excellent Wee Beer Shop in Pollokshaws Road in my constituency. As - Speech Link
3: the importance of maintaining diversity within the beer industry and preserving choice for the consumer - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Beer
1. Beer
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
06/10/2020
... what estimate he has made of the number of breweries that have closed in England in each of the last 10 years.

2. Beer: Scotland
asked by: Owen Thompson
04/09/2020
... what discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the potential effect of changes to Small Breweries' Relief on small breweries in Scotland.

3. Beer: USA
asked by: John Nicolson
28/07/2020
... what representations she has made to the US Administration on tariffs on beer exports to the United States.

4. Beer: Scotland
asked by: David Duguid
28/10/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to support small independent breweries in Scotland.

5. Beer: Sales
asked by: Alan Campbell
21/04/2020
... what plans he has to amend licensing laws to allow breweries to sell and deliver beer direct to the consumer during the covid-19 outbreak.

Latest Questions
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21 Current APPG Officers
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
President
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
7 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Belize , Gibraltar , Music , Qatar , Taiwan , Wine and Spirits
Toby Perkins Portrait
Toby Perkins
Deputy Chair
Labour - Chesterfield
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Tennis
Pete Wishart Portrait
Pete Wishart
Deputy Chair
Scottish National Party - Perth and North Perthshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
4 APPG Memberships
Intellectual Property , Music , Ticket Abuse , Writers
Paula Barker Portrait
Paula Barker
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Bilimoria Portrait
Lord Bilimoria
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Daisy Cooper Portrait
Daisy Cooper
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - St Albans
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Jones of Cheltenham Portrait
Lord Jones of Cheltenham
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Kennedy of Southwark Portrait
Lord Kennedy of Southwark
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
District Councils
Jane Stevenson Portrait
Jane Stevenson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wolverhampton North East
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Smith of Hindhead Portrait
Lord Smith of Hindhead
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
1 APPG Membership
Betting and Gaming
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mike Wood MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6982.

Email: mike.wood.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Paul Hegarty, Beer Group, 18 Footherley Road, Shenstone, Staffordshire WS14 0NJ. Tel: 01543 483 561

Email: paul@beergroup.co.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Beer APPG

Financial Benefits Received
Date
28 Oct 2021
Source
Heineken UK Ltd
Value
£4,505
Date
22 Oct 2021
Source
Asahi UK
Value
£2,170
Date
14 Oct 2021
Source
Greene King
Value
£4,505
Date
11 Oct 2021
Source
Society of Independent Brewers
Value
£3,780
Date
6 Oct 2021
Source
UK Hospitality
Value
£1,517
Date
3 Mar 2020
Source
Diageo Great Britain
Value
£5,960
Date
16 Aug 2019
Source
Carlsberg UK Ltd
Value
£5,960
Date
8 Aug 2019
Source
Heineken UK Ltd
Value
£5,960
Date
31 Jul 2019
Source
Marstons PLC
Value
£5,960
Date
10 Jul 2019
Source
Diageo Great Britain
Value
£5,960
Date
10 Jul 2019
Source
EI Group
Value
£1,986
Date
13 Jun 2019
Source
Greene King
Value
£5,960
Date
13 Dec 2018
Source
Asahi UK Ltd
Value
£2,870
Date
12 Dec 2018
Source
Carlsberg UK
Value
£5,960
Date
5 Dec 2018
Source
Molson Coors UK
Value
£5,960
Date
23 Nov 2018
Source
EI Group
Value
£3,973
Date
1 Nov 2018
Source
Greene King
Value
£5,960
Date
31 Oct 2018
Source
Stonegate Pub Company
Value
£5,960
Date
22 Oct 2018
Source
Society of Independent Brewers
Value
£5,000
Date
16 Oct 2018
Source
UK Hospitality
Value
£2,000
Date
3 Aug 2018
Source
INBEV UK
Value
£5,960
Date
31 Jul 2018
Source
Marstons PLC
Value
£5,960
Date
20 Jul 2018
Source
EI Group
Value
£1,986
Date
20 Jul 2018
Source
Diageo GB
Value
£5,840
Date
5 Jul 2018
Source
Heineken UK
Value
£5,960
Date
6 Apr 2018
Source
Asahi UK
Value
£2,810
Date
2 Mar 2018
Source
EI Group
Value
£2,433
Date
5 Feb 2018
Source
Molson Coors Brewing Company UK
Value
£5,840
Date
8 Nov 2017
Source
Carlsberg UK Ltd
Value
£5,840
Date
31 Oct 2017
Source
Marston’s PLC
Value
£5,840
Date
3 Aug 2017
Source
AB INBEV UK
Value
£5,840
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Heineken UK Ltd
Value
£5,840
Date
14 Jul 2017
Source
Punch Taverns
Value
£3,285
Date
14 Feb 2017
Source
Diageo Great Britain
Value
£5,610
Date
2 Nov 2016
Source
Molson Coors UK
Value
£5,725
Date
11 Oct 2016
Source
Society of Independent Brewers
Value
£5,000
Date
26 Sep 2016
Source
Heineken UK Ltd
Value
£5,725
Date
23 Sep 2016
Source
Punh Taverns
Value
£5,725
Date
17 Aug 2016
Source
AB InBev UK
Value
£5,725
Date
3 Aug 2016
Source
Carlsberg UK Ltd
Value
£5,725
Date
1 Aug 2016
Source
Marstons PLC
Value
£5,725
Date
24 Jun 2016
Source
Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers
Value
£2,000
Date
16 Jun 2016
Source
Greene King
Value
£5,725
Date
15 Jun 2016
Source
Stonegate Pub Company
Value
£2,755
Date
4 Dec 2015
Source
AB INBEV UK Limited
Value
£5,610
Date
5 Nov 2015
Source
Greene King Brewing and Retailing Ltd
Value
£5,610
Date
2 Nov 2015
Source
SIBA
Value
£5,000
Date
12 Aug 2015
Source
Molson Coors Brewing Company UK Ltd
Value
£5,610
Date
11 Aug 2015
Source
Diageo Great Britain Ltd
Value
£5,610
Date
13 Jul 2015
Source
Carlsberg UK Ltd
Value
£5,610
Date
6 Jul 2015
Source
SAB Miller
Value
£5,610
Date
6 Jul 2015
Source
Heineken UK Ltd
Value
£5,755
Date
30 Jun 2015
Source
Marston's PLC
Value
£5,610
Date
1 Jun 2015
Source
Stonegate Pub Taverns
Value
£2,700
Date
5 May 2015
Source
Punch Taverns
Value
£5,500
Former APPG Officers
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Vice Chair
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 25th August 2021
Jo Stevens Portrait
Jo Stevens
Vice Chair
Labour - Cardiff Central
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Andrew Griffith Portrait
Andrew Griffith
Hon Life President
Conservative - Arundel and South Downs
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Jonathan Edwards Portrait
Jonathan Edwards
Vice Chair
Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Stephen Lloyd Portrait
Stephen Lloyd
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eastbourne
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Vice Chair
Conservative - Banbury
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ruth Smeeth Portrait
Ruth Smeeth
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Graham Evans Portrait
Graham Evans
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Weaver Vale
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
John Pugh Portrait
John Pugh
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Southport
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Nigel Adams Portrait
Nigel Adams
Vice Chair
Conservative - Selby and Ainsty
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships