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S5W-17819: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 24 July 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has undertaken an analysis of how any increased administration costs as a result of Brexit may impact on whisky exports.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 6 August 2018

At this stage, given the lack of detail on future customs, excise and related arrangements, it is not possible to assess the likely increase in administration costs for whisky exports. This remains a concern for the Scottish Government and the industry.