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Spirits: Scotland

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 13594, tabled on 27 October 2015

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what support his Department is providing to the spirits industry in Scotland.

Answered on

2 November 2015

The government is committed to supporting the spirits industry in Scotland. The duty on spirits was cut by 2% at March Budget 2015, building on the duty freeze at Budget 2014. These measures have benefited the Scotch whisky industry in addition to the overall spirits industry across the UK.

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