Scotch Whisky APPG

First Registered: 03/02/2016 • Last updated on: 01/07/2020

Official Page

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


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Brendan O'Hara Chair & Registered Contact Scottish National Party (Argyll and Bute) 3 Feb 2016
Hannah Bardell Secretary Scottish National Party (Livingston) 28 Sep 2017
Sir Peter Bottomley Vice Chair Conservative (Worthing West) 6 Jan 2017
Mr Alistair Carmichael Vice Chair Liberal Democrat (Orkney and Shetland) 28 Sep 2017
Martin Docherty-Hughes Treasurer Scottish National Party (West Dunbartonshire) 16 Mar 2016
Chris Law Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Dundee West) 3 Feb 2016
Ian Murray Vice Chair Labour (Edinburgh South) 6 Jan 2017
John Lamont Vice Chair Conservative (Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk) 24 Feb 2020
John Stevenson Vice Chair Conservative (Carlisle) 3 Feb 2016
Drew Hendry Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey) 24 Feb 2020
Wendy Chamberlain Vice Chair Liberal Democrat (North East Fife) 24 Feb 2020
Scotch Whisky APPG Contact Details as of 1 Jul 2020

Registered Contact:

Brendan O'Hara MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8783. Email: brendan.ohara.mp@parliament.uk.

Public Enquiry Point:

Declan Pang, Scotch Whisky Association, 5th Floor, 1 Knightsbridge Green, London SW1X 7NE. Tel: 020 7073 0541. Email: dpang@swa.org.uk

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

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

Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
Douglas Ross Vice Chair Conservative (Moray) 28 Sep 2017 5 Nov 2019
Ian Blackford Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Ross, Skye and Lochaber) 3 Feb 2016 10 Oct 2018
Michelle Thomson Vice Chair Independent 3 Feb 2016 2 May 2017
Lord Purvis of Tweed Vice Chair Liberal Democrat 3 Feb 2016 2 May 2017
Jim Fitzpatrick Vice Chair Labour (Poplar and Limehouse) 3 Feb 2016 24 Nov 2016
Martin John Docherty Treasurer Scottish National Party 3 Feb 2016 3 Feb 2016