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Spirits: Excise Duties

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 112267, tabled on 10 November 2017

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how the rate of excise duty per litre of pure alcohol on spirits in the UK compares with that of other EU countries.

Answered on

15 November 2017

Information about alcohol duty rates by EU countries can be found in the “EXCISE DUTY TABLES (Alcoholic beverages).” document published online at:

https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/sites/taxation/files/resources/documents/taxation/excise_duties/alcoholic_beverages/rates/excise_duties-part_i_alcohol_en.pdf

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