HC Deb 17 July 1984 vol 64 cc191-2W
Mr. Dewar

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the production of whisky in Scotland in each of the last five years.

Mr. Hayhoe

I have been asked to reply.

Production in Scotland of potable spirits, most of which is destined to become whisky, was as follows:

Thousand hectolitres of alcohol
1979 4,774
1980 4,473
1981 2,837
1982 2,587
1983 2,517