Cider: Excise Duties

HM Treasury written question – answered on 2nd November 2015.

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Photo of Danny Kinahan Danny Kinahan UUP, South Antrim

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to restore the cider differential.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Exchequer Secretary

The government recognises that small cider producers are a traditional part of rural economies and its support for small cider producers has helped create a diverse and vibrant market, improving consumer choice and creating jobs. To support the wider industry, at the March 2015 Budget the duty on lower strength cider was cut by 2 per cent.

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