The English pint survives. The EU had tried to force pubs to serve beers and ales by the half-liter. After much deliberation, Parliament voted to give up and let Britain keep the pint, the mile, and all imperial measures.
Minister for Europe Caroline Flint said the agreement will save British companies additional labeling costs during troubled economic times.It's an historical truism that people will suffer almost any indignity, any hardship, any insult and abuse. But, when the alcohol supply is threatened, trouble always ensues.
"It's a victory for common sense," she said. "It shows that the EU is listening to the concerns of businesses and consumers and is not intent on imposing a 'one-size fits all' regime where unnecessary."
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