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Draught Beer

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received advocating an end to the practice of draught beer being supplied in containers as opposed to barrels with a minimum content mark on each; and if he will make a statement.

Licensees' representatives have, from time to time, asked for legislation to require a statement of the measure of beer to accompany deliveries from breweries.I believe that this is very much a practical problem to be resolved within the trade and I understand that brewers are continuing their efforts to reach an acceptable solution.