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31st March 2020

Best Bar None Statement: Mick McDonnell

Mick McDonnell

Best Bar None is saddened to learn that Mick McDonnell, formerly National Coordinator for the scheme, has passed away following a short illness.

Chairman of Best Bar None, Lord Smith of Hindhead, said: “It is with great sadness that I have to report that Mick McDonnell passed away yesterday, Sunday 29th March. I know that he will be greatly missed by his many friends and colleagues in the Best Bar None community. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family at this very sad time.”

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Editors Notes:

  • Best Bar None is a national award scheme promoting partnership working between the pub and bar trade, the police and local authorities. Through enhanced professionalism and customer safety, the scheme reduces alcohol related crime, anti-social behaviour and health harms in the areas where it operates. Best Bar None is supported by the Home Office, the Scottish Government, the police and other authorities, as well as the on-licensed trade.
  • Premises are audited for operational standards, policies and procedures, as well as the education and training of staff, in the process identifying and promoting the best and most innovative practice.

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