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News: Business and Enterprise Committee questions pubco bosses

10th December 2008

The House of Commons Business and Enterprise Committee yesterday questioned pubco bosses and trade body leaders, as part of their ongoing inquiry into pub companies.  You can watch a recording of the session at:

The session also attracted significant national and trade press coverage.  A number of links to media storied can be found below:

National papers

Evening Standard: Enterprise Inns boss in brawl over pubcos (09/12/08)

Guardian: Hundreds of pub businesses going to the wall, MPs told (10/12/08)

Guardian: When landlords put it all on the slate (10/12/08)

The Times – City Diary: Pub chief swallows his words (10/12/08)

Morning Advertiser

'Pubco model not working well' (09/12/08)

Enterprise boss says sorry for moron jibe (09/12/08)

Enterprise rounds on tie-breakers (09/12/08)

Enterprise 'disappointed' by ALMR evidence (10/12/08)

The Publican

ALMR chief attacks pubco model (09/12/08)

Tuppen and Thorley say pubco debt is not a problem (09/12/08)

Enterprise chief reveals licensee tax scandal to MPs (09/12/08)

Pubco giants defend the tie (09/12/08)

Mark Daniels: A Totalitarian Trade (10/12/08)

Caterer and Hotelkeeper

Enterprise Inns and Punch Taverns defend beer tie (10/12/08)

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