Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices

HM Treasury written question – answered on 12th October 2017.

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Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Conservative, Congleton

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with Ministers of the Welsh Government on the fiscal implications of that Government's plans to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol products.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones The Exchequer Secretary

The introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing in England and Wales remains under review. The Government awaits the outcome of the Scotch Whisky Association's decision to appeal the decision of the Scottish Courts and the impact of the implementation of this policy in Scotland.

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