Gavin Williamson

Former Conservative MP for South Staffordshire

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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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Gavin Williamson generally voted against 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 PublicWhip.org.uk.

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

  • On 2 Feb 2016: Gavin Williamson voted for a Small Business Commissioner to address disputes with larger businesses; to protect the term apprenticeship in law; to require insurers to pay insurance claims within a reasonable time; to establish a "Pubs Code Adjudicator"; to ensure tied pub tenants are offered a Market Rent Only option during rent assessments; and for other measures intended to support the growth of enterprise in the UK. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2014: Gavin Williamson voted against requiring large pub-owning businesses to 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: Gavin Williamson voted against 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: Gavin Williamson voted against requiring 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. Show vote

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