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Drink Sales (2017)

Request

A breakdown of  alcohol sales in the Commons for the last 12 months i.e. sales for 2016.
Please break down into the brands and type of alcohol served, the number of pints, bottles etc and the total income from each type of drink.

 

Response

Details of alcohol sales in the House of Commons catering outlets for 2016.

Please note, the House of Commons Catering Service holds sales records by financial periods only, rather than calendar month, so records cover the period from 25 December 2015 to 22 December 2016. For your information, the dates of the financial periods for these months are:

Period 10 (25 December 2015 - 21 January 2016)
Period 11 (22 January 2016 – 18 February 2016)
Period 12 (19 February 2016 – 24 March 2016)
Period 1 (25 March 2016 – 21 April 2016)
Period 2 (22 April 2016 – 19 May 2016)
Period 3 (20 May 2016 – 23 June 2016)
Period 4 (24 June 2016 – 21 July 2016)
Period 5 (22 July 2016 – 18 August 2016)
Period 6 (19 August 2016 – 22 September 2016)
Period 7 (23 September 2016 – 20 October 2016)
Period 8 (21 October 2016 – 17 November 2016)
Period 9 (18 November 2016 – 22 December 2016)


Please also note that the customers who use the on-site catering venues include around 15,500 pass-holders (MPs’ staff, House staff, civil servants, contractors, Peers, members of the Press Gallery, etc., as well as 650 MPs). The customer base also includes over a million non-pass holding visitors to Parliament.