Scottish Parliament briefing 2011
04 Sep 2011
Scotch Whisky is a cornerstone of our economy impacting local
jobs and economies, communities, health, transport, tourism, the
environment, exports and business.
As Scotch Whisky production impacts virtually every
constituency, we wanted MSPs, who are making decisions that affect
these areas, to know the Scotch Whisky Association's (SWA)
priorities for this new Parliamentary session. We look to the new
Scottish Government and Parliament to support the Scotch Whisky
industry as it invests for its future, and that of Scotland as a
The new Scottish Parliament
Decisions at Holyrood directly impact Scotch Whisky businesses.
MSPs' views on diverse policy areas such as alcohol pricing, the
low carbon economy, the environment, tourism, export promotion,
skills and transport infrastructure will all impact on the future
of Scotch Whisky.