More Pubs Bite the Dust

August 23, 2010

Another day, another pub closes its doors for good – or, according to CAMRA’s figures, another day, another six pub closures.

Pub and bar closures are, of course, not news; large numbers of pubs, particularly in rural areas, have closed in the last few years. Many blame the introduction of the smoking ban, exaccerbated by substantial increases in the duty on beer, as a result of which prices have increased by well above the rate of inflation.

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