Camra: more than half of UK adults struggle to afford to drink in pubs

More than half of adults in the UK are struggling to afford to drink in pubs, according to the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra).

The average price of a pint of beer in London is now £5.20 and regularly tops £6. Across the country, the average is about £3.50, leading to many drinkers staying at home with cans of beer bought in supermarkets instead, said Camra, which warned that more than a dozen pubs a week were closing as a result.

It said its research found that 56% of drinkers believe the price of a pint of beer in a pub in the UK has become unaffordable.

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https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/aug/06/camra-more-than-half-of-uk-adults-struggle-to-afford-to-drink-in-pubs-price-of-pint?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Cllr Butt

Labour Councillor for Tokyngton ward and Leader of Brent Council

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