Our Budget Submission to HM Treasury sets out the case for a duty freeze on Scotch Whisky in the 2018 Autumn Budget. It is time to back our winners, and stop the Scotch Super Tax.
Enjoyed as intended, drinking alcohol can be compatible with a healthy lifestyle for most adults, may have certain health benefits and can add to social interaction. But alcohol misuse through excessive or inappropriate consumption can damage health and harm individuals and their families.
Scotch Whisky Association priorities for the new Scottish Parliament 2016.
The Association welcomes this consultation. Scotch Whisky is a heat intensive sector. Heat accounts for around 80% of the industry’s primary energy requirements, and an even higher proportion of heat to power is required within the most energy intensive sites - distilleries
Skills and training are vital to future competitiveness. This report shows the level of commitment across the Scotch Whisky industry to invest in the skills and training of its employees.
The Economic Impact of Scotch Whisky Production in the UK –
a snapshot (February 2016)
Exporting to China: opportunities and challenges.
In Budget 2016, the Scotch Whisky Association calls on the Chancellor to stand up for Scotch and take further action to make the taxation of whisky fairer.
The evidence set out in this submission will show that another 2% cut in excise duty on spirit drinks will help to support the public finances, promote investment and jobs across the UK, and continue the progress towards fairer taxation for one of the UK’s most iconic and successful industries.
You will find a wealth of facts and figures on Scotch Whisky in the Statistical Report 2014
CJEU ruling in full
CJEU news release on its MUP preliminary ruling