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Public ownership campaign for local pub

EDM (Early Day Motion) 405: tabled on 22 September 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the residents of Pennal, near Machynlleth, for their efforts to raise money to take public ownership of their village pub; acknowledges that Glan yr Afon is a Grade II listed building housing a well-regarded pub and restaurant; commends residents for their efforts to secure the business as a hospitality location and to develop the business further to offer community facilities such as a shop and a café; commends the community for raising 80 per cent of the £450,000 target and for drawing wide support for the scheme, including the support of renowned actor Matthew Rhys; and wishes the fundraisers well with their continued efforts to safeguard the pub and historic building for future generations.