Early day motion 124

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VAT REDUCTION FOR THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

That this House recognises that local restaurants and public houses are facing very challenging conditions in the current economy and are being put under further pressure by the rise of large supermarkets that enjoy preferential value added tax (VAT) treatment; notes that these businesses lie at the heart of their local communities, economically and socially; further notes that 13 EU member states, including the Republic of Ireland, have introduced a reduced rate of VAT within their tourism and hospitality sectors for restaurants and public houses, and 22 have done so for hotel accommodation, and that such measures have had a positive impact; calls on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to undertake a review of similar sector-specific VAT reduction measures to help businesses in the UK; and further recognises that such a move would encourage growth in the wider economy, support job creation and generate investment in local businesses.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Aldous, Peter Conservative Party Waveney 17.06.2015
Arkless, Richard Scottish National Party Dumfries and Galloway 01.07.2015
Blackford, Ian Scottish National Party Ross Skye and Lochaber 22.06.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 15.06.2015
Bridgen, Andrew Conservative Party North West Leicestershire 15.06.2015
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 21.07.2015
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 17.06.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 30.06.2015
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 21.07.2015
Davies, David TC Conservative Party Monmouth 01.07.2015
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 16.06.2015
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 16.06.2015
Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party Lagan Valley 07.07.2015
Donaldson, Stuart Scottish National Party West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 30.06.2015
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 20.07.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 15.06.2015
Fellows, Marion Scottish National Party Motherwell and Wishaw 23.06.2015
Ferrier, Margaret Scottish National Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West 18.06.2015
Field, Frank Labour Party Birkenhead 23.06.2015
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 18.06.2015
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 24.06.2015
Gray, Neil Scottish National Party Airdrie and Shotts 18.06.2015
Henderson, Gordon Conservative Party Sittingbourne and Sheppey 29.06.2015
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 17.06.2015
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 24.06.2015
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 17.06.2015
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 23.06.2015
Kerevan, George Scottish National Party East Lothian 01.07.2015
Kerr, Calum Scottish National Party Berwickshire Roxburgh and Selkirk 01.07.2015
Kinahan, Danny Ulster Unionist Party South Antrim 17.06.2015
Knight, Greg Conservative Party Yorkshire East 22.06.2015
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 29.06.2015
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 17.06.2015
McCaig, Callum Scottish National Party Aberdeen South 18.06.2015
McDonald, Stuart Scottish National Party Cumbernauld Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East 07.09.2015
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 24.06.2015
McNally, John Scottish National Party Falkirk 18.06.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 16.06.2015
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 01.07.2015
Monaghan, Paul Scottish National Party Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross 24.06.2015
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 07.07.2015
Mullin, Roger Scottish National Party Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 01.07.2015
Paisley, Ian Jnr Democratic Unionist Party North Antrim 21.07.2015
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 13.07.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 16.06.2015
Robinson, Gavin Democratic Unionist Party Belfast East 18.06.2015
Salmond, Alex Scottish National Party Gordon 23.06.2015
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 16.06.2015
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 16.06.2015
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 07.07.2015
Thewliss, Alison Scottish National Party Glasgow Central 01.07.2015
Thomson, Michelle Scottish National Party Edinburgh West 25.06.2015
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 16.06.2015
Whitford, Philippa Scottish National Party Central Ayrshire 22.06.2015
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 29.06.2015
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 18.06.2015
Wilson, Sammy Democratic Unionist Party East Antrim 24.06.2015