Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill call for views

About the Bill

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish a Scottish Pubs Code to govern the relationship between tenants and owners of tied pubs; to establish the office of Scottish Pubs Code Adjudicator; and for connected purposes. The Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 03 February 2020. The Bill and accompanying documents can be found here.

Current Status of the Bill

This is a Member's Bill introduced by Neil Bibby MSP on 3 February 2020.

Stage 1

The Economy, Energy and Fair Work is the designated lead Committee for Stage 1 scrutiny.

Financial Memorandum

As with all Bills, the Finance and Constitution Committee invites written evidence on the estimated financial implications of the Bill as set out in its accompanying Financial Memorandum (FM).

The Financial Memorandum (FM) published alongside the Bill sets out the estimated costs of introducing the legislation and the additional receipts that are expected to be generated as a result of the changes proposed.  Before making a submission, please read our privacy notice about submitting your views to a Committee.  This tells you about how we process your personal data.

Please note that in most cases your written submission will be published on the Scottish Parliament's website and may be quoted in the Committee's report or in Committee meetings (which are public and broadcast). Please use the questionnaire provided for your submission.

FM Questionnaire

The deadline to submit your views is Friday, 10 April 2020

We welcome written views in English, Gaelic, Scots or any other language. Due to the time required to process and analyse evidence, late submissions will only be accepted with the agreement of the Committee Clerk.

Written responses should be sent electronically, to [email protected].

Ideally submissions should be no more than four sides of A4.

If you cannot submit electronically, you may send in a hard copy of the written submission.

Please send them to:

The Finance and Constitution Committee Room T3.60

The Scottish Parliament

EH99 1SP.  

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