HC Deb 26 June 1972 vol 839 cc251-2W
81. Dr. Miller

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied that the degree of proof of Scotch whisky exported to European

Mr. Dudley Smith

The following table shows the numbers of blind workers in workshops for the blind in each of the economic planning regions at 31st March. 1966—figures for 1964 are not readily available—1968, 1971 and 1972.

countries is the same as that which is available in the country of manufacture; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Prior

In practice most Scotch whisky is retailed at 70 degrees proof for the home market. Whisky for the European market whether in bulk or bottle is exported at 75 degrees proof.

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