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East Lothian Campaign to support local businesses

EDM (Early Day Motion) 750: tabled on 20 July 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the fantastic local campaign entitled Love Local Business, launched by the East Lothian Courier; notes that the campaign acknowledges that local businesses are the lifeblood of towns and villages throughout the county; recognises that East Lothian is home to many wonderful and excellent businesses from food suppliers to retail and that closing under the covid-19 lockdown has made things incredibly difficult for them; notes that many businesses in towns and villages need the support of valued customers now more than ever; further notes that many of the businesses, especially food suppliers, were crucial in supplying essential goods during the covid-19 lockdown period, proving themselves to be an important part in the community; and declares that it is now time for local people to repay that support, go to their local high streets and shop local.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.