PS: Hunt delivers kick in the teeth to Simon Jupp PPS

Amongst the mini budget reversals announced in the emergence statement, Jeremy Hunt cut the previously announced freeze on alcohol duty.

We all know that Simon Jupp’s great cause is helping the hospitality sector. So he must be disappointed that his recent acceptance of an “insider” job as a parliamentary private secretary to Simon Clarke, an uber Truss loyalist, (S of S Levelling up, housing and communities) has had so little impact or recognition. 

Worse, he will have to support and argue the merits of this change next time he goes to the pub.

Cheers – Owl