ACS and FWD Call on Exchequer Secretary to Address Track and Trace Confusion

Retailers and wholesalers have written to HMRC calling for answers over concerns about ongoing problems with requirements under the track and trace regulations to scan and record the movement and sale of tobacco.

The letter, written by the Association of Convenience Stores and the Federation of Wholesale Distributors to the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, highlights serious concerns over range of issues that remain unaddressed with the introduction of track and trace rules for tobacco products. 

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Debbie Robinson and Paul Stone Begin Roles as Chair and Vice Chair of ACS

The new chair and vice chair of ACS officially take on their roles from today. Central England Co-operative Chief Executive Debbie Robinson is the new chair, with independent retailer Paul Stone taking on the role of vice chair.

Debbie Robinson takes the place of Sewell Retail Ltd Managing Director Patrick Sewell as chair of the board. Patrick has served as chair since November 2016, and will remain on the ACS board.

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