Boris Johnson urged to stop Donald Trump imposing tariffs on Scotch whisky

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A former Scotland secretary tells MPs that the proposed tariff schedule could put as many as 3,000 jobs at risk in the industry.

Donald Trump's move is in retaliation for the EU giving illegal subsidies to Airbus

"Well, it's the little guy and the little business who will be harmed most directly if these tariffs come into play."Image:SNP MP Brendan O'Hara, who represents Argyll and Bute, said the tariffs would have a"hugely negative" impact on one of Scotland's most important and growing industries. As well as the effect on the Scotch whisky industry, other MPs raised concerns about tariffs connected to textiles and biscuits.Douglas Ross, Conservative MP for Moray, said his constituency would be"severely affected" because of the presence of whisky and biscuit manufacturers in the area.

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Boris dae the right thing

Get sturgeon or black ford to ring him 😂🇬🇧

Wow didn't Trump supposed to promise a great trade deal for UK. Is this it? What a deal well done BJ.

Hmm, perhaps the Scottish whisky manufacturers should look to the Scottish Courts for help...? Karma

Could be worse could have to pay tariffs on your free prescriptions

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