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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Whisky: Scotland more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government plans to take to protect the status of Scottish whisky as a premium product in exports to the US after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Scotch Whisky is one of the UK’s great export success stories with global exports worth £4bn in 2016.</p><p> </p><p>In the USA, Scotch Whisky is already protected in US Federal Law which refers to Scotch Whisky as, “whisky which is a distinctive product of Scotland, manufactured in Scotland in compliance with the laws of the United Kingdom regulating the manufacture of scotch whisky for consumption in the United Kingdom”. There is no reason for this to change as a result of EU exit.</p><p> </p><p>More generally, our International Action Plan for food and drink exports details how Government and industry will continue to work in partnership to promote UK food and drink overseas, break down trade barriers and open up new international markets.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2017-09-07T16:33:25.957Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-07T16:33:25.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John McNally remove filter