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Exported Whisky (Duty)

Volume 155: debated on Thursday 22 June 1922

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, seeing that it is possible to buy a bottle of whisky on board ship and abroad at 6s. a bottle, against 12s. 6d. in Great Britain, he will, in view of the need of raising money, consider the taxing of exported whisky?

I am aware that whisky can be purchased more cheaply on board ship and in some places abroad than in this country, and the suggestion contained in my hon. and gallant Friend's question has already been considered.