Tied Pubs (Scotland) Act 2021 implementation: fairer Scotland duty summary

A fairer Scotland duty assessment which considers the potential impacts of the implementation of the Tied Pubs (Scotland) Act 2021.


1. Tied Pubs (Scotland) Act 2021 (legislation.gov.uk)

2. Source - Scottish Government analysis of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR). The information looked at the number of business sites of VAT/PAYE registered businesses with SIC56302 operating in Scotland by SIMD quintile and size. The description of SIC56302 is Public houses and bars. This includes the preparation and serving of beverages for immediate consumption on the premises by bars, taverns, cocktail lounges, discotheques licensed to sell alcohol (with beverage serving predominant), beer parlours. Business sites are rounded to 5.

3. Submission from CAMRA on the Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill [ARCHIVED CONTENT] (nrscotland.gov.uk)

4. Scotland’s pubs and bars face ‘unprecedented challenges’ - The Scottish Licensed Trade Association (theslta.co.uk)

5. One in three pubs 'has no cash reserves' - The Caterer

6. The Pubs Code Adjudicator discovery report (publishing.service.gov.uk)

7. The Pubs Code Adjudicator discovery report (publishing.service.gov.uk)

8. The Pubs Code Adjudicator discovery report (publishing.service.gov.uk)

9. Digital Participation and Social Justice in Scotland Report Summary by CarnegieUK Trust

10. Fairer Scotland Duty impact assessment | Scotland's Census (scotlandscensus.gov.uk)

11. Pre-pandemic wealth inequality remained high - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

12. Unpaid care work worth £36bn in Scotland – Oxfam Scotland (oxfamapps.org)


Email: tiedpubs@gov.scot

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