There have been votes in Parliament on the question of if pub companies should be required to offer their tenants an option to rent the premises with no requirement to buy beer, and other supplies, from the pub company.
Liam Byrne generally voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases
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On 2 Feb 2016:
Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Enterprise Bill — Second Reading — Small Business Commissioner — Apprenticeships — Insurance Payment — Green Investment Bank Status — Pubs
On 18 Nov 2014:
Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — New Clause 2 — Pubs Code: Market Rent Only Option for Tenants of Large Pub-Owning Businesses
On 21 Jan 2014:
Liam Byrne voted for a statutory code of practice for large pub companies which would require them to offer the option of a rent only leases.
On 9 Jan 2013:
Liam Byrne voted to require pub companies to offer their tenants an option to rent the premises with no requirement to buy beer, and other supplies, from the pub company.