Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 22nd December 2020.

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Photo of Jamie Halcro Johnston Jamie Halcro Johnston Conservative

The increased restrictions that the First Minister announced on Saturday are causing a great deal of concern for Scotland’s tourism businesses, many of which were already worried, even with the latest support for the sector that the finance secretary announced a couple of weeks ago. When will the first payments from that support be in the hands of those businesses? Will the impact of the increased restrictions be reflected in the package and in any future additional packages of support for our beleaguered tourism industry?