Stewart Hosie

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution)

Scottish National Party MP for Dundee East


Pub Leases

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.

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Stewart Hosie generally voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on

All votes about requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases:

  • On 2 Feb 2016: Stewart Hosie voted against introducing a Small Business Commissioner to address disputes with larger businesses; against protecting the term apprenticeship in law; against requiring insurers to pay insurance claims within a reasonable time; against establishing a "Pubs Code Adjudicator"; against ensuring tied pub tenants are offered a Market Rent Only option during rent assessments; and against other measures intended to support the growth of enterprise in the UK. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2014: Stewart Hosie voted to require large pub-owning businesses offer their tenants and leaseholders a market rent only option (rather than insisting on a contract requiring them to buy beer, and other supplies, from the pub company). Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2014: Stewart Hosie voted for a statutory code of practice for large pub companies which would require them to offer the option of a rent only leases. Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2013: Stewart Hosie was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Pub Companies — Require Free-of-Tie Option for Tenants Show vote

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