Skip to content

Nick talks with UCH students about the pub industry and tackling Booze Britain

April 3, 2009

beer5On Wednesday I was interviewed by Ryan Hubbard and his documentary-making team from the University Centre Hastings. 

It was really good to be involved in the project and to be able to give the Lib Dem perspective on helping to support the great British pub, but also about how to tackle the social problems that we have at the moment around binge-drinking.

There are 39 pubs closing per week across the country and pubs in 1066 country have been badly hit.

Lib Dem proposals aim to curb the ability of the supermarkets to offer loss-leading alcohol products, and to encourage the alcohol industry itself to distribute its profits to the greater benefit of tenants.

[Are you worried about pubs closing in Hastings?  Use the form below to send in your views]

Advertisements

From → Uncategorized

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: