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Question for HM Treasury

UIN 224341, tabled on 12 February 2015

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the contribution of the spirits industry to economic activity in the wider economy.

Answered on

24 February 2015

Ernst & Young (EY) have recently published its economic impact analysis of the spirits industry in the UK. The EY report which can be found online includes estimates of the spirits industry’s financial contribution to the UK economy, contribution to economic activity and the number of jobs the industry supports.

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