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Motion ref. S6M-04441.1

Supporting Carers During the Cost of Living Crisis - Amendment

Submitted by: Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

As an amendment to motion S6M-04441 in the name of Jackie Baillie (Supporting Carers During the Cost of Living Crisis), leave out from "immediately" to the end and insert "provide funding to local authorities and integration authorities to end all non-residential charges; regrets that local government revenue has decreased by 20% in real terms since 2013-14 according to COSLA; calls on the Scottish Government to implement a strategy for unpaid carers, which includes the restoration and expansion of respite services, with entitlements to short breaks and wellbeing services; further calls for Carer’s Allowance to be made available immediately to unpaid carers in full-time education; calls for payments of Carer’s Allowance to be made to unpaid carers for up to six months after bereavement; further calls on the Scottish Government to guarantee that funding received through the Health and Social Care Levy will be passed on in full, and, while welcoming the UK Government’s cut to fuel duty, considers that the mileage reimbursement for care workers should be temporarily increased, based on the cost of fuel, and funded by the Scottish Government, by five pence per mile, as agreed for NHS workers."


Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-04441

Supporting Carers During the Cost of Living Crisis

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Monday, May 16, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Result 66 for, 32 against, 21 abstained, 10 no vote Vote Passed


Accepted related amendments

Motion ref. S6M-04441.2

Supporting Carers During the Cost of Living Crisis - Amendment

Submitted by: Kevin Stewart, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Supported by: Maree Todd, Humza Yousaf
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Result 66 for, 52 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote Vote Passed