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Budget 2014: Duty cut on beer, frozen on whisky and cider

19 March 2014 Last updated at 13:51 GMT

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that duty on beer is to be cut by 1p a pint.

He also said he will freeze duty on whisky and ordinary cider, but increase tobacco duty at 2% above inflation.

Delivering his Budget in the House of Commons he said duty on other alcohols will rise with inflation after scrapping the alcohol duty escalator.

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