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ANNIVERSARY OF BELHAVEN BREWERY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1962: tabled on 10 January 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the 300th anniversary of the iconic Belhaven Brewery in Dunbar, the oldest working brewery in Scotland and one of the oldest in Britain; notes that brewing has taken place on the site for hundreds of years, while the brew house's lintel is engraved with the date 1719, recognised as the founding of the present brewery when it was taken over by local market gardener John Johnstone; further notes that Belhaven has produced some of Scotland's most popular beers, including Belhaven Best, Scotland's best-selling ale; acknowledges that Belhaven has nearly 100 pubs across Scotland, and exports its products to markets around the world; congratulates all the staff at the brewery on its 300 years of continuous brewing innovation; and wishes everyone at Belhaven many more years of success in the future.

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.

Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2019
Leeds North West
Killen, Ged
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2019
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Grant, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2019
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2019
Glasgow North West
Snell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2019
Stoke-on-Trent Central
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2019
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Smeeth, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2019
Stoke-on-Trent North
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2019
Glasgow South West
Coaker, Vernon
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2019
Gedling
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2019
Ealing Central and Acton
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2019
Glasgow North
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 January 2019
Glasgow South
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 January 2019
Dundee West
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2019
High Peak
Western, Matt
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2019
Warwick and Leamington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2019
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2019
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2019
Blackley and Broughton
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 January 2019
North East Fife
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2019
Leicester East
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2019
Glasgow East
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2019
Perth and North Perthshire
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 February 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.