Beyond the Referendum

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The Institute of Hospitality Scotland, British Hospitality Association, Scottish
Licensed Trade Association and Scottish Tourism Alliance present:


Fergus Ewing: MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism
David Mundell: MP and Under Secretary of State for Scotland
Rebecca Brooks: Director Abbey Tours Scotland
Michael Fry: Founder Wealthy Nation
Katie Corrigan: Hospitality lawyer, Tods Murray Solicitors
Robert Cook: CEO De Vere Hotels & De Vere Village Urban Resorts

Moderator: Patrick Duffy: Managing Editor Peebles Media.

Date: Tuesday 20th May
Venue: Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Deep Rose Theatre, Mbeki Building G4 0BA
Time: Registration from 0900am, Debate: 10am -1pm

Price: £15 - includes a light breakfast and lunch.

Fergus Ewing and David Mundell will present the case for and against and along
with the other panellists will respond to these five question areas, all impinging on
Hospitality, Food, Leisure, Tourism and the Drinks Industry:

Key Questions
1. Scotland's relationship with rest of UK - Could 300+yrs of social and economic
interdependency be at risk?
2. Fiscal Autonomy - Whose pound is it and how might change affect our
3. The Economy (borrowing, insurance, capital investment) - Would
Independence provide certainty?
4. Bureaucracy - Regulation or deregulation? - Responsible drinking and eating -
a fat tax - what are the politicians planning 'Beyond the Referendum'?
5. Devo. Max or Status Quo? - A credible alternative to Independence?