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NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE SCOTCH WHISKY ASSOCIATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1018: tabled on 06 March 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), which represents the iconic industry globally, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive, Karen Betts, who will take up her position on 19 May 2017; understands that Ms Betts will become the first female chief executive of the SWA in its 105 year history, which is a very positive appointment that sends a strong message out to young women across Scotland and the wider UK; wishes Ms Betts well in her new position; and looks forward to building a strong working relationship to ensure that this vitally important industry continues to grow globally.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2017
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2017
Worthing West
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Dunfermline and West Fife
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 March 2017
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2017
North East Fife
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2017
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 March 2017
Dundee East
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2017
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Glasgow South
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 March 2017
Falkirk
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2017
Gateshead
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 March 2017
Glasgow North West
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2017
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 March 2017
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 March 2017
East Dunbartonshire
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 March 2017
East Renfrewshire
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2017
Gordon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 March 2017
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2017
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2017
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Angus

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.