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To: Scottish Government

Fairness for Scottish Hospitality Accommodation Sector

Fairness for Scottish Hospitality Accommodation Sector

Struggling guest houses, B&Bs, and self-catering businesses in Scotland are being denied the £6000 top-up grant given to other business types of exactly the same non-domestic rateable value in Hospitality, Retail, and Leisure, with no equal replacement funding in place. We want this remedied.

Why is this important?

This is discrimination against a whole sector of our economy, vital to the tourism industry, particularly in rural areas across the entire country.

Scotland, UK

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Reasons for signing

  • The whole funding system for guest houses, B&B's and self cater businesses in Scotland is an unholy mess. We've still to receive anything this year as they can't figure out how to offer us a grant.
  • Government's refusal to consider supporting B&B businesses trading only since April 2019 (almost a year before Covid-19) is utterly discriminatory and unfair.
  • Self catering accommadations that pay council tax have had no grant aid ,I feel that this is very not fair and the goverment should make funding avalable to all accommadation providers


2021-01-29 10:30:29 +0000

1,000 signatures reached

2021-01-27 10:47:46 +0000

500 signatures reached

2021-01-26 17:05:03 +0000

100 signatures reached

2021-01-26 14:26:49 +0000

50 signatures reached

2021-01-26 13:26:21 +0000

25 signatures reached

2021-01-26 12:43:29 +0000

10 signatures reached