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Auchrannie Resort, Arran, Employee Ownership

EDM number 794 in 2017-19, proposed by Patricia Gibson on 15/01/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Employment, Financial services and Tourism.

That this House congratulates Auchrannie resort on the Isle of Arran for becoming the first resort of its kind in Scotland to transfer to employee ownership; recognises the fantastic work done by the managing director and chair, Linda Johnston and her late husband lain, who purchased Auchrannie in 1988 and have since grown the business into two hotels, 30 self-catering lodges, three restaurants, two leisure clubs and an outdoor adventure centre; applauds the fact that an employee ownership trust has been established to run the business, and notes the trust holds 100 per cent of the shares of the company on behalf of the 160 members of staff; further congratulates the resort staff for taking an active role in ensuring Auchrannie's future success as a business; and commends all those involved in securing this agreement that will further contribute to the Isle of Arran's status as a leading tourist destination in Scotland.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

Patricia Gibson15/01/2018North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartyProposed
Carol Monaghan15/01/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Stewart McDonald15/01/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon16/01/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jonathan Edwards16/01/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Alison Thewliss16/01/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens16/01/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
David Linden16/01/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands16/01/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day16/01/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell17/01/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law17/01/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Ian Blackford17/01/2018Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry22/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown22/01/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins24/01/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Ben Lake25/01/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned

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