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Malt And Grain Spirit

Volume 721: debated on Thursday 25 November 1965

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the quantities of malt spirit and grain spirit, respectively, distilled in Scotland during the year to 30th September, 1965; and what were the quantities of both distilled in the whole of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The quantities of malt spirit and of grain spirit distilled in Scotland and in the United Kingdom as a whole in the year ended 30th September, 1965, were as follows:

Proof gallons
United KingdomScotland
Production by distilleries using malt only (malt spirit)39,348,59139,176,567
Production by distilleries using malt and other materials (grain spirit)95,824,59089,413,536