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ENDING THE ESCALATOR ON THE DUTY ON SPIRITS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1171: tabled on 12 March 2014

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the huge contribution the Scotch whisky industry makes to UK exports, totalling £4.3 billion in the last full year, and contrasts this with the long-term decline of the domestic market for Scotch whisky; and calls on the Chancellor to end the spirits duty escalator in this month's budget in line with the decision to end it for beer last year.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.