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The pub industry is “once again being made the scapegoat”


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Christopher Snowdon quoted in City AM

Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Daily Mail (Scotland)

Responding to Nicola Sturgeon’s new restrictions on the hospitality sector and the sale and consumption of alcohol, the IEA’s Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon said “the pub industry is once again being made the scapegoat despite only 5% of COVID-19 transmissions taking place in hospitality venues.”

Quoted by the Daily Mail (Scotland), Christopher Snowdon added that “the additional ban on drinking in restaurants suggests an element of temperance fervour from the Scottish government. Pubs, restaurants and the many jobs that depend on them are now hanging by a thread.”

Full article appeared on pg. 4 of the Daily Mail (Scotland).



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