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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-18579

Ayrshire Entrepreneur Scott Weir is Great British Entrepreneur Awards Finalist

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Michelle Ballantyne, Miles Briggs, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Jamie Greene, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Richard Lyle, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, John Scott, Liz Smith, Annie Wells

That the Parliament congratulates Scott Weir, founder of the holiday home management service, Pillow Property Partners, on reaching the finals of the NatWest/Royal Bank of Scotland Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2019 in the Scale Up Entrepreneur of the Year category; notes that Scott is an Ayrshire-based entrepreneur who left school without qualifications and was later diagnosed with dyslexia, but has since gone on to complete a Masters degree; understands that, having set up his first business in 2004, Scott has gone on to win several awards for business and entrepreneurism; commends Scott for his efforts and continuing commitment to promoting entrepreneurship in Scotland, and wishes him continued success.