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Whisky: USA

Question for Treasury

UIN 23505, tabled on 2 March 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he has taken since 18 October 2019 to help the Scotch Whisky industry tackle the effect of US tariffs on single malt Scotch Whisky and liqueurs.

Answered on

5 March 2020

The Treasury is discussing with other departments the Government’s next steps on the Airbus dispute that has led to tariffs being imposed on a range of UK products. The Government is working closely with the EU and US to support a negotiated settlement as soon as possible, as the best way to resolve this dispute.

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Treasury
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