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Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government

Submitted by Claire Margaret Lindsay Bosi on Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Published on Tuesday 6th October 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 6th April 2021

Current Signatures: 33,631
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Arts ~ Chancellor ~ concerns ~ Government ~ hospitality ~ innovation ~ Ministers ~ Sport ~ Sports ~ The Chancellor ~ UK ~ UK Government

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Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government

Petition Details

The UK hospitality industry. Responsible for around 3m jobs, generating £130bn in activity, resulting in £38bn in taxation. Yet, unlike the Arts or Sports, we do not have a dedicated Minister.

We are asking that a Minister for Hospitality be created for the current, and successive governments.

Additional Information

A dedicated Minister would liaise with industry representatives. We believe such a Minister would have been beneficial to Government & Industry during the pandemic.

As the UK seeks to encourage investment & tourism back to the UK in coming years, the vision that UK hospitality industry portrays of the UK is excellence, innovation, inspiration.

We need a Minister who can listen to concerns on taxation & legislation and bring forward suggestions to the chancellor and policy makers on our behalf.

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