Food and Drink Industry (Brexit)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 11th February 2021.

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Photo of Gil Paterson Gil Paterson Scottish National Party

The trade dispute between the UK and the USA is having an adverse impact on the Scotch whisky industry, which had absolutely nothing to do with the cause of the dispute. There is a distillery in my constituency, and some of my constituents work at others that are a few miles away. Will the Scottish Government explain to the UK Government that the mess needs to be sorted out, and that it should be much more proactive to get the job done?