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1 Aug 2023

Which drinks will become more expensive as UK alcohol tax changes?

Policy Correspondent

Rishi Sunak might be famously teetotal but he chose a beer festival this morning to talk up the government’s changes to alcohol duty – which will mean most drinks becoming more expensive.

Hecklers weren’t impressed but Mr Sunak insisted that businesses and consumers would benefit from the new system, which aims to tax all alcohol based on its strength.