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10 Points to Save Pubs – Support our Pubs NOW! #10PointstoSavePubs

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign to promote, support and protect pubs, has today published 10 Points to Save Pubs - #10PointstoSavePubs - ten key calls to the Government and the pub sector to help pubs and publicans and to prevent many pub closures. The 10...
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“The UK Government has turned its back on pubs and publicans” Licensees fury as Chancellor fails to offer any support for imposing trading restrictions

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs Licensees have accused the Chancellor of turning their back on pubs and publicans and have warned that many pubs will close without support, support that did not materialise today. The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign to promote, support and protect pubs has expressed the dismay of...
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UK publicans’ plea to the Prime Minister: We are people and families and we cannot face another lockdown or a curfew without proper financial support

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign to promote, support and protect pubs has written a open letter on behalf of the nation’s publicans and their families to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson asking the Government to understand that thousands of people and families are reliant...
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Stop Government imposing Covid-19 rules without consulting Parliament: Campaign for Pubs backs crowdfunding campaign to support legal case to review abuse of Covid rules

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign group representing pubs, publicans and pub-goers is supporting the Crowdjustice crowdfunding campaign to support a judicial review to stop Government imposing Covid-19 rules without consulting Parliament. This case is being launched by the famous pub and music venue The...
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The Campaign for Pubs writes to the Pubs Code Adjudicator urging her to acknowledge serious flaws in the Market Rent Only process and not mislead tenants

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign to promote, support and protect pubs has written to the Pubs Code Adjudicator, Fiona Dickie, urging her not to mislead tenants about her powers to resolve serious problems arising for tied pub tenants as a result of the Covid...
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The Campaign for Pubs writes to the Prime Minister urging that the Government follows the science and provides support to pubs before making any decisions on Covid pub closures

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign to promote, support and protect pubs has written to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, asking for assurances that any decision to close pubs will be made only on the basis of clear science and would involve a comprehensive support...
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Campaign for Pubs calls on the Chancellor for urgent support following ‘devastating and catastrophic day’ for pubs in England or this will be known as the Government that destroyed the Great British pub

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign group representing pubs, publicans and pub-goers have issued an urgent call for a package of support for all UK pubs and publicans to Chancellor Rishi Sunak, following the announcement today that thousands of pubs will be shut through December,...
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“Support pubs now Rishi or you’ll be responsible for mass closures, job losses and hardship”: Publicans write open letter to the Chancellor

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs Britain’s publicans have written a powerful open letter to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, urging him and the Government to urgently support pubs or be responsible for mass closures, job losses and hardship. The letter, organised by the Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign group representing pubs,...
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Martin Bate appointed as East Anglia representative for the Campaign for Pubs

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign group representing pubs, publicans and pub-goers, has announced the appointment of an East Anglia (England) Representative, Martin Bate, to add to the growing network of Campaign for Pubs volunteers working to support, promote and protect pubs. Martin, as representative for...
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The Campaign for Pubs toasts the unanimous passing of the Tied Pubs Bill to herald in a new era of fairness for Scotland’s tied pub tenants

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the grassroots campaign group representing pubs, publicans and pub-goers has toasted the unanimous passing, by the Scottish Parliament, of the Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill which will bring in a statutory Pubs Code and the right to a Market Rent Only (free-of-tie) option for...
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Adrian Don appointed as North East representative for the Campaign for Pubs

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign group representing pubs, publicans and pub-goers, has announced the appointment of a North East (England) Representative, Adrian Don, to add to the growing network of Campaign for Pubs volunteers working to support, promote and protect pubs. Adrian, as North East...
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Publicans facing mental health crisis due to uncertainty over reopening and inadequate support: Campaign for Pubs writes to the Prime Minister

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign group representing pubs, publicans and pub-goers, has written to the Prime Minister urging him to understand the looming financial and mental health crisis facing the nation’s publicans and urging for a clear ‘roadmap’ for reopening, and adequate support until...
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Morag Douglas appointed as Campaign for Pubs Spokesperson for Scotland

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign group representing pubs, publicans and pub-goers, has announced the appointment of Fife publican Morag Douglas as Campaign for Pubs Spokesperson for Scotland. Morag is licensee and owner of The Star, Burntisland and has been running it since 2004. Morag’s first hospitality...
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UK Government is treating pubs and publicans disgracefully and without urgent and meaningful support, will be responsible for the closure of thousands of pubs

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs, the national grassroots campaign group representing pubs, publicans and pub-goers has slammed the UK Government today following the announcement that thousands more pubs will be forced to close and many others will be prevented from reopening, due to the Government making minimal changes...
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Campaign for Pubs calls on Stonegate Pubs to scrap ‘grotesque’ glassware charges for tied tenants in the cost-of-living crisis

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs has written to Stonegate Pubs, slamming their decision to introduce charges brewers and cider makers branded glasses, which they have been previously been supplying for free to tied tenants. The new charges, imposed in the midst of the cost-of-living crisis, are for branded glassware...
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Publicans anger as Chancellor ignores the existential threat to pubs from the cost-of-living crisis offering no new help at all in the Spring Statement

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs has expressed dismay at the lack of any new measures to support pubs and publicans facing the ‘existential threat’ of the cost-of-living crisis following the Covid-19 pandemic. The Campaign had written to the Chancellor and called on the Government to understand the serious threat to...
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Crooked House scandal must be the catalyst for a change to the law to stop the asset-stripping of pubs – Campaign for Pubs write to the Prime Minister

PRESS RELEASE Campaign for Pubs The Campaign for Pubs has written to the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, calling on him to wake up and act to change the law to stop the predatory purchasing and asset-stripping of historic pubs, following the appalling case of the Crooked House in Himley, Staffordshire. The letter from...

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