Posted on 1 August 2018
On Wednesday 1 August 2018 Lord Duncan visited Abroath and Dundee. During his visit Lord Duncan had important discussions with local businesses and partners on issues including EU Exit and business development.
The day started off with a visit to Stuart’s Fresh Fish in Abroath to discuss the Fisheries White Paper and the business’s prospects and concerns arising from EU Exit.
Lord Duncan then headed to Dundee to visit the Bothy Gin Distillery, a new yet growing gin distillery which has started exporting to Denmark and Germany. The founder, Kim Kameron, conducted a tour of the new facilities for Lord Duncan and had discussions around ideas to further promote the business.
In the afternoon, the Minister had lunch in Dundee with City Councillors to discuss Tay City Deal progress and EU Exit.
The day concluded with a visit to Dundee University Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification. Here Lord Duncan met with scientists and discussed the value of important research taking place in forensics and human anatomy at the centre, as well as the increasing investment the centre will be receiving from the UK Government as part of its modern Industrial Strategy.