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.
Lord Darling of Roulanish generally voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases
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On 9 Jan 2013:
Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Pub Companies — Require Free-of-Tie Option for Tenants
On 21 Jan 2014:
Lord Darling of Roulanish 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 18 Nov 2014:
Lord Darling of Roulanish 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).
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