Is­lay

The Oban Times - - Districts -

SEC­RE­TARY of State for Scot­land David Mun­dell is due to visit Is­lay to­day (Thursday Au­gust 3) to meet whisky in­dus­try rep­re­sen­ta­tives and dis­cuss how the UK gov­ern­ment is work­ing to re­duce ex­port tar­iffs on Scotch whisky and other land­mark Scot­tish pro­duce as the coun­try pre­pares to leave the EU.

Mr Mun­dell is vis­it­ing the build­ing site of the Ardna- hoe dis­tillery, set to be the ninth dis­tillery op­er­at­ing on the is­land, be­fore meet­ing with rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Scotch Whisky As­so­ci­a­tion and whisky pro­ducer Di­a­geo at Caol Ila dis­tillery.

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