Scotch Whisky APPG

First Registered: 03/02/2016 • Last updated on: 22/07/2022

To promote and facilitate communication and understanding between representatives of the Scotch Whisky industry and MPs.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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10 Current APPG Officers
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Hannah Bardell Portrait
Hannah Bardell
Secretary
Scottish National Party - Livingston
Joined: 28th September 2017
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 6th January 2017
73 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Archaeology , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens' Rights , Commonwealth , Community Development in Europe , Croatia , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Ethnic Minority Business Owners , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Frozen British Pensions , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Holocaust Memorial , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , London's Planning and Built Environment , Longevity , Manufacturing , Maternity , Media , Metaverse and Web 3.0 , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Opera , Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , Park Homes , Performing Arts Education and Training , Photography , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Race and Community , Race Equality in Education , Refugees , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Scientific , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , South Africa , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs , Zimbabwe
Ian Murray Portrait
Ian Murray
Vice Chair
Labour - Edinburgh South
Joined: 6th January 2017
John Lamont Portrait
John Lamont
Vice Chair
Conservative - Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Malawi
Wendy Chamberlain Portrait
Wendy Chamberlain
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - North East Fife
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

David Linden MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 1801.

Email: david.linden.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Fraser Grieve, Scotch Whisky Association, 16 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP. Tel: 020 3404 6393

Email: fgrieve@swa.org.uk

Date
5 Jul 2019
Source
Scotch Whisky Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2019 To : 04/07/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Jul 2018
Source
Scotch Whisky Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2018 To : 04/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Jul 2017
Source
Scotch Whisky Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/07/2017 To : 04/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Dec 2016
Source
Scotch Whisky Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/12/2016 To : 30/11/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
7 Oct 2016
Source
The Scotch Whiskey Association
Description
Visit to Islay   From : 07/10/2016 To : 08/10/2016
Value
£3,001
Date
7 Oct 2016
Source
Scotch Whisky Association
Description
Visit to Islay   From : 07/10/2016 To : 08/10/2016
Value
£3,001
Date
15 Sep 2015
Source
Scotch Whisky Association
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/09/2015 To : 15/09/2016
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Scotch Whisky APPG

Former APPG Officers
John Stevenson Portrait
John Stevenson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Carlisle
Joined: 3rd February 2016
Departed: 23rd March 2022
Drew Hendry Portrait
Drew Hendry
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Douglas Ross Portrait
Douglas Ross
Vice Chair
Conservative - Moray
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ian Blackford Portrait
Ian Blackford
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Joined: 3rd February 2016
Departed: 10th October 2018
1 APPG Membership
Christians in Parliament
Michelle Thomson Portrait
Michelle Thomson
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Edinburgh West
Joined: 3rd February 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 3rd February 2016
Departed: 24th November 2016
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Martin John Docherty
Treasurer
Joined: 3rd February 2016
Departed: 3rd February 2016
No other APPG Memberships