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New Chief Executive Of The Scotch Whisky Association

EDM number 1018 in 2016-17, proposed by Martin Docherty on 06/03/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage and Service industries.

That this House notes that the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), which represents the iconic industry globally, has announced the appointed 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.

This motion has been signed by a total of 32 MPs.

Martin Docherty06/03/2017West DunbartonshireScottish National PartyProposed
Brendan O'Hara06/03/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySeconded
Joanna Cherry06/03/2017Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Paul Monaghan06/03/2017Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySeconded
Natalie McGarry06/03/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Anne McLaughlin06/03/2017Glasgow North EastScottish National PartySeconded
Douglas Chapman06/03/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Ian Mearns07/03/2017GatesheadLabourSigned
Chris Stephens07/03/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon07/03/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Ian Blackford08/03/2017Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law08/03/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald08/03/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Michael Weir08/03/2017AngusScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss08/03/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Peter Bottomley09/03/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Stuart Donaldson13/03/2017West Aberdeenshire and KincardineScottish National PartySigned
John McNally13/03/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Stewart Hosie14/03/2017Dundee EastScottish National PartySigned
Kirsten Oswald14/03/2017East RenfrewshireScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan14/03/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins20/03/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Alex Salmond20/03/2017Signed
Angus MacNeil20/03/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell20/03/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray20/03/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Roger Mullin20/03/2017Kirkcaldy and CowdenbeathScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown20/03/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry22/03/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Owen Thompson22/03/2017MidlothianScottish National PartySigned
John Nicolson24/03/2017East DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands29/03/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned

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