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Whisky: Scotland

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 109245, tabled on 24 October 2017

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the net worth to the UK economy of the Scottish whisky industry.

Answered on

31 October 2017

In terms of the economic impact of Scotch Whisky, more information can be found in the Scotch Whisky Association report “The Economic Impact of Scotch Whisky Production in the UK”.

The Government published its assessment of the impacts of the Spring Budget alcohol duty changes in the Tax Information and Impact Note, which can be found online at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/alcohol-duty-rate-changes/alcohol-duty-rate-changes

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