Elizabeth Truss

Former Conservative MP for South West Norfolk

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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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Elizabeth Truss voted a mixture of for and against requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases

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Major votes

  • On 2 Feb 2016: Elizabeth Truss 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: Elizabeth Truss 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

Minor votes

  • On 21 Jan 2014: Elizabeth Truss 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: Elizabeth Truss 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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