Liberal Democrats promise to review alcohol tax

UK political party the Liberal Democrats has pledged to review the UK alcohol duty system to support the whisky industry – a move that has been welcomed by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). As the UK general election approaches on 12 December, the Liberal Democrats party said in its manifesto that it would “review the UK excise duty structure to better support whisky exports”. Karen Betts, SWA chief executive, commented: “Momentum is building towards fundamental…

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