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Motion ref. S6M-04445.2

Protecting Attainment Funding - Amendment

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

As an amendment to motion S6M-04445 in the name of Michael Marra (Protecting Attainment Funding), leave out from "calls on" to end and insert "notes the Scottish Government’s commitment to invest a record £1 billion through the Scottish Attainment Challenge to recover from COVID-19 and accelerate progress in closing the poverty-related attainment gap through the refreshed Scottish Attainment Challenge, an increase from the £750 million invested over the course of the last parliamentary session; recognises that poverty exists in every community in Scotland; welcomes the clear, funded role in tackling the poverty-related attainment gap; notes that the refreshed Scottish Attainment Challenge model was developed in partnership with, and agreed and welcomed by, COSLA; welcomes that headteachers will continue to be empowered to reduce the poverty-related attainment gap in their school communities; notes the refreshed mission of the Challenge, which focuses on improving outcomes for children and young people impacted by poverty, contributing to the Scottish Government’s ambitions to tackle child poverty, and supports complementary action being taken forward by the Scottish Government to tackle child poverty, including the delivery of five family benefits, including the Scottish Child Payment, increasing the school clothing grant, and through services to support income maximisation."


Vote

Result 67 for, 52 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote Vote Passed

Scottish Green Party  7 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish National Party  60 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 4 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  0 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 4 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Labour  0 for, 21 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

No Party Affiliation  0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

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Scottish Liberal Democrats  0 for, 4 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

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Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-04445

Protecting Attainment Funding

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Monday, May 16, 2022

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

Result 67 for, 51 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote Vote Passed


Defeated related amendments

Motion ref. S6M-04445.1

Protecting Attainment Funding - Amendment

Submitted by: Oliver Mundell, Dumfriesshire, 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

Result 51 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote Vote Defeated