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The UK Spirits Alliance brings together members of Britain’s iconic spirits industry, campaigning for a fairer duty system that supports jobs, growth and consumers.

The spirits industry supports over 446,000 jobs and contributes £13 billion to the UK economy.

The stable duty system over recent years gave a generation of spirits entrepreneurs the confidence to join what is becoming one of the UK’s growth success stories, with the number of distilleries jumping by 273% over the last eight years.

#BACKSPIRITS

WE'RE BACKING SPIRITS, JOIN THE CAMPAIGN

Highlights from our social media hashtag: #BackSpirits. These posts helped to further amplify the messages delivered during our event in Parliament to an even wider audience.

LATEST NEWS

News: Campaign Overview April

This was one of our busiest and best campaigns yet. From driving our campaign ad van around local pubs and landmarks, to securing national media coverage using our own industry polling, we certainly made a splash in Westminster. MPs and Treasury officials couldn’t help but take notice of our calls…

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News: Campaign overview

As Parliament returned in January 2023, the UK Spirits Alliance ramped up engagement with MPs from across the political spectrum.  In February, our ‘State of Spirits’ pamphlet landed in the inbox of all MPs, raising the profile of the industry in parliament, with letters going out to influential Conservative backbench…

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News: Member engagement

In our campaign ahead of the Budget in March, we heard from distiller Matthew Russell from Copper Rivet Distillery in Kent. He spoke with GB News about the pressures facing small distillers at present, and the need for recognition from the Government that small distilleries across the UK are struggling…

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If you’re interested in our work supporting British Spirits and want to learn more or are interested in working with us, please get in touch