Beer Group APPG
The Beer Group exists '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 economy; to promote understanding of the social responsibility exercised by the brewing and pub industries; to support the UK's brewing industry worldwide, and to promote a positive future for beer and the pub'
- Chair: John Grogan MP (Lab)
- Jointvicechair: Nigel Evans MP (Con)
- Jointvicechair: Jane Griffiths MP (Lab)
- Jointvicechair: Nigel Jones MP (LD)
- Joint Treasurer: Nick Hawkins MP (Con)
- Joint Treasurer: Bill Olner MP (Lab)
- Contact: Mr Robert Humphreys , All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, Pentre Farm, Pentre, Bucknell, Shropshire, SY7 0BU. Tel: 01547 520724
£4,100 each from: Interbrew UK, Pubmaster Group Ltd, Punch Taverns Group plc, Scottish & Newcastle plc, Enterprise Inns plc, Unique Pub Co Ltd, and Coors Brewers. £2,562 each from Anheuser-Busch Ltd, Carlsberg Tetley, and the Laurel Pub Co. £1,537 each from the Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries and Greene King plc. £512 each from S A Brain, Hardys and Hansons, InnSpired Group, Shepherd Neame, Whitbread plc, Wadworths, Charles Wells Ltd, Daniel Thwaites plc, and Youngs. At the group's annual dinner on 9 July 2003 hospitality was provided by: Anheuser-Busch, Caledonian Brewery, Carlsberg-Tetley, Coors Brewers, Enterprise Inns, Northern Clubs' Federation Brewery, Greene King plc, Harvey & Sons, InnSpired Group, Interbrew UK, The Laurel Pub Co, Mitchells & Butlers, Pubmaster Group Ltd, Regent Inns, Scottish & Newcastle plc, Shepherd Neame, Unique Pub Co, Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries, Youngs, Hook Norton Brewery, Fuller, Smith & Turner, Whitbread plc, Cobra Beers Ltd, St Austell Brewery, Charles Wells Ltd, S A Brain, The Punch Pub Co, Jennings Brothers plc, Adnams plc, Refresh UK plc, Diageo plc, Timothy Taylor & Co Ltd (all the above registered July 2003). £4,100 each from Mitchells & Butlers, Diageo plc. £1537.50 from The Spirit Group. £512.50 each from Fuller, Smith & Turner, Hall & Woodhouse, Northern Clubs' Federation Brewery(registered October 2003).
Other SourceWatch resources
- "Register of All-Party Groups", United Kingdom Parliament. (List dated 16 September 2004.)