Spirits: Scotland

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

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Photo of Lisa Cameron Lisa Cameron Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Climate Justice)

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what support his Department is providing to the spirits industry in Scotland.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Exchequer Secretary

The government is committed to supporting the spirits industry in Scotland. The duty on spirits was cut by 2% at March Budget 2015, building on the duty freeze at Budget 2014. These measures have benefited the Scotch whisky industry in addition to the overall spirits industry across the UK.

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