Local MPs raise a glass to the beer and pub industry

On the 1st March, Bob Neill, Jo Johnson and Bob Stewart joined representatives of the consumer group CAMRA to celebrate its 40th birthday. The event, which took place on the Terrace Pavilion in the House and Commons, gave all three local MPs an opportunity to speak with CAMRA volunteers about the brewery industry and about the measures that they feel are necessary to safeguard the future of local pubs. They were also joined by Robert Wicks, Founding Director of the award winning Westerham Brewery in Kent.

Jo Johnson, Member of Parliament for Orpington, said:"I welcome the tremendous work CAMRA performs in supporting struggling pubs in Orpington. A thriving pub sector is good for British business and helps bring local communities together."

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