Wines: Excise Duties

Treasury written question – answered on 7th October 2019.

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Photo of Ben Lake Ben Lake Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect of a reduction in the level of excise duty for wine on the Welsh wine industry.

Photo of Ben Lake Ben Lake Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect of a reduction on excise duty for (a) gin, (b) rum and (c) whisky on the Welsh drinks industry.

Photo of Simon Clarke Simon Clarke The Exchequer Secretary

All taxes are kept under review and the impact of a change to wine and spirits duty is considered at each fiscal event, including their effect on specific industries and the wider economy.

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