Boost for drinkers as popular Covid rule is maintained for coronation celebrations

Pints ​​to go are here to give a big boost at the King’s coronation celebrations this summer.

Liquor bars and eateries no longer require a special license to sell alcohol or dine al fresco.

Pints ​​to go are here to kick start the King's coronation celebrations


Pints ​​to go are here to kick start the King’s coronation celebrationsCredit: PA

The trend has saved many small pubs that have been forced to sell alfresco beers during the pandemic – and will be able to continue without endless paperwork.

They can now serve liquor to suitors who plan to take them to street parties later this year to celebrate the king’s coronation.

And the new laws will also make it easier for small businesses to host larger events — like weddings — without prior approval.

A Government source said: “British people have gotten a taste of pints outdoors and so there are plans to make it a staple across England and Wales.

“Schnaps can then be sold for drinking off-site in any pub or bar without the need for a special licence.

“It will be a boost for the economy and for drinkers across the country.”

Kate Nicholls, chief executive of UK Hospitality, welcomed the move, saying it was “the first bright spot in cutting red tape”.

She added: “It’s a welcome sign that the government is listening and ready to act in support of entrepreneurship.

“But we need them to go further and faster to cut red tape and the cost of doing business for our vital and vibrant community pubs and neighborhood restaurants – this is a positive boost but not a silver bullet

“Hospitality was at the heart of the Queen’s memorial service and these plans will help them be at the heart of the King’s celebrations this summer.” Boost for drinkers as popular Covid rule is maintained for coronation celebrations


PaulLeBlanc is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. PaulLeBlanc joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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