"Whisky maker Diageo fears impact of Scottish independence"

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"Whisky maker Diageo fears impact of Scottish independence"

Post by AW77 » 14:30 Fri 30 May 2014

As Whisky is cherished on this forum as well as port, this article might be of interest:
http://www.theguardian.com/business/201 ... nce-whisky
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Post by LGTrotter » 16:29 Fri 30 May 2014

I can't imagine they will all shut up shop and go home. They are probably just softening us up for a price hike if independence happens.

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Post by AHB » 09:07 Sun 01 Jun 2014

LGTrotter wrote:I can't imagine they will all shut up shop and go home. They are probably just softening us up for a price hike if independence happens.
Well an independent Scotland will have to get their funding from taxing something. What else is there to tax now that the English have stolen all the oil?
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Re: "Whisky maker Diageo fears impact of Scottish independen

Post by DRT » 09:18 Sun 01 Jun 2014

AHB wrote:Well an independent Scotland will have to get their funding from taxing something. What else is there to tax now that the English have stolen all the oil?
Correction: the English have retained the right to tax the Americans who own the oil.

Perhaps Presedente Salamanca will offer free whisky prescriptions of the SNHS?
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