Poll: Majority believe tax on Scotch whisky shows UK doesn’t care about Scotland



Increasing the tax on whisky would show the UK Government does not care about Scotland, according to a majority of Scots.
Research conducted for the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) found almost three-fifths (58%) of people surveyed agreed with that sentiment.
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Currently, £3 in every £4 spent on the average priced bottle of whisky in the UK goes to the Treasury in taxation.
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With Chancellor Philip Hammond set to deliver his Budget later this... read more

 
11 October 2018 in Politics, Views: 108
Source: Scotsman
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