MINIMUM UNIT PRICING

The UK Supreme Court ruled that the Scottish Government can implement a minimum “floor price” below which a single unit of alcohol (defined as 10ml of pure alcohol) cannot be sold. C&C Group plc has been a supporter of Minimum Unit Pricing since proposals were first put forward in 2011. As a brewer since 1556 and cider maker since 1935, we look forward to working with our customers and partners to support them through the implementation of Minimum Unit Pricing.

MINIMUM UNIT PRICING – THE FACTS

Some information to help you understand Minimum Unit Pricing and the likely impact on alcohol consumption in Scotland.

KNOW THE FACTS

Why we’ve supported MUP

“Tennent’s has been around for a very long time. We are part of the fabric of Scotland. Scotland has a problem with alcohol dependency and unhealthy alcohol consumption. We want Tennent’s to be here in another 100 years time. We thought it important to back the concept of MUP, because in a democratic election Scotland voted for it.”
Stephen Glancey, CEO, C&C Group

MUP is better than Tax

Taxation would have been more distortive. To achieve the same benefits as minimum unit pricing it would have required a 28% increase in duty… and would have impacted across all drinkers, irrespective…
Gareth Aston, Category & Insights Manager

WHAT MUP MEANS FOR YOUR STORE

Key guidance on what MUP will mean for the selling of alcohol in your store

MUP & YOUR STORE

WHAT MUP MEANS FOR YOUR SHOPPERS

Key guidance on the impact of MUP for your shoppers

MUP & YOUR SHOPPER

Responsible Community Retailing

This is all part of our commitment to responsible retailing and we are absolutely confident that retailers will get on board with this, they will comply and they will continue all their efforts to ensure responsible community retailing.
Dr John Lee, Head of Policy & Public Affairs, SGF