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Scotch Whisky

This Cross-party group's purpose:

The  main  purpose  of  the Cross  Party  Group  on  Scotch Whisky  is to promote  a better understanding of the Scotch Whisky industry to members of the Scottish Parliament. The industry plays a key role in Scotland with regard to the economy, exports, jobs, tourism, the environment and tackling alcohol misuse. This group will provide the forum to discuss these important issues with MSPs from all parties alongside key people from within the Scotch Whisky industry. 

Next meeting

Thursday, February 24, 2022

This meeting will be held virtually at 1pm, anyone wishing to attend must contact Susanne Cameron-Nielsen.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Susanne Cameron-Nielsen

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Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Fraser, Murdo

Murdo Fraser

Co-Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

MacDonald, Gordon

Gordon MacDonald

Co-Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Edinburgh Pentlands (Constituency)

Minto, Jenni

Jenni Minto

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Argyll and Bute (Constituency)

Baillie, Jackie

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Dumbarton (Constituency)

Grant, Rhoda

Rhoda Grant

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Hamilton, Rachael

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire (Constituency)

McArthur, Liam

Liam McArthur

Member

Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

MSP for: Orkney Islands (Constituency)

Smyth, Colin

Colin Smyth

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)


Non MSP Individuals

Blair Bowman, Whisky Consultant and Author

Organisations

Scotch Whisky Association - secretary

Chivas Brothers

Devin Scobie Consulting

Diageo

Edinburgh Distillery Company

Edrington

Gordon MacPhail

Perspectiva Consultants

Glasgow Distillery

GMB

Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre

Institute of Brewing and Distilling

Interface

SEPA

Scottish Distillers Association

Forth Ports

Portman Group

Stolt Tank Containers UK

Chinese Times

Unite

William Grant

Group work

Agendas / links

Annual return / report

Annual return / report