Covid-19 (Impact on Tourism)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 11th March 2020.

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Photo of Rachael Hamilton Rachael Hamilton Conservative

I draw members’ attention to my entry in the register of interests. I am a shareholder in a hospitality business.

With the pressures on the hospitality and tourism industry and a potential drop in visitor numbers to the United Kingdom because of coronavirus, does the cabinet secretary agree with the calls from UK Hospitality and the STA, which have said that a delay to introducing or abandoning proposals to introduce a damaging tourist tax at this time would be preferential?