UK government tax initiatives designed to put the feel good feeling back into the country’s consumers to get them spending has led to calls of ‘humbug’ from drink manufacturers, which claim they are again being unfairly targeted.
A proposed increase in the taxation levels imposed on strong beer
has been dropped by the French government on advice from Brussels.
The tax would have pushed up the French price of beer over 8.5 per
cent abv - most of which comes...