A report commissioned by CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and the British Beer and Pub Association has revealed that pubs in Oxfordshire are closing down at the rate of more than one a month. Over the past four years the number of pubs in the county has dropped from 865 to 810, with Oxford East, Oxford West and Abingdon losing four each. High taxes, cut-price alcohol from supermarkets and the smoking ban have all been blamed, however high rents paid by landlords to specialized pub-owning companies following the breweries