Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties

(asked on 11th May 2021) - View Source

Question to the HM Treasury:

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the aim of the alcohol duty review remains to simplify the existing system.


Answered by
Kemi Badenoch Portrait
Kemi Badenoch
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (jointly with Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
This question was answered on 18th May 2021

The Government recognises the need to reform the current duty system to support the alcoholic drinks and pubs sector in the longer term and that there is a case for simplifying the current complicated system, making the basis of alcohol taxation more economically rational, and reducing the administrative burden on producers.

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