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Motion ref. S6M-04580

Community Wealth Building – Delivering Transformation in Scotland’s Local and Regional Economies

Submitted by: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Monday, May 23, 2022

Supported by: Kate Forbes, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Motions as amended

That the Parliament recognises the huge potential of Community Wealth Building as a practical, place-based economic development model that can help transform local and regional economies to deliver a Wellbeing Economy for Scotland; agrees that Community Wealth Building can deliver more and better jobs, business growth, community-owned assets and shorter supply chains supporting net zero ambitions; welcomes the progress made by public, private and third sectors in implementing Community Wealth Building in Scotland so far; notes that the 2021 Programme for Government and recent National Strategy for Economic Transformation confirmed plans to introduce legislation on Community Wealth Building during the current Parliamentary session; believes that this provides an important opportunity to think creatively and innovatively about the interconnections and interdependencies between the economy, environment and society; supports plans for wide engagement on this legislation; believes that the Scottish Government should provide more detail to its Community Wealth Building proposals to ensure it is embedded within a clear regional economic framework and a coherent and ambitious industrial strategy to support post-pandemic economic development and local job creation; further believes that the necessary legislative, institutional change and investment must be available to deliver the Community Wealth Building that Scotland needs and that can be translated into regional and national growth, and calls on the Scottish Government to revise all public procurement policies to ensure that Community Wealth Building is embedded at every level.


Vote

Result 31 for, 87 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote Vote Defeated


Original motion text

That the Parliament recognises the huge potential of Community Wealth Building as a practical, place-based economic development model that can help transform local and regional economies to deliver a Wellbeing Economy for Scotland; agrees that Community Wealth Building can deliver more and better jobs, business growth, community-owned assets and shorter supply chains supporting net zero ambitions; welcomes the progress made by public, private and third sectors in implementing Community Wealth Building in Scotland so far; notes that the 2021 Programme for Government and recent National Strategy for Economic Transformation confirmed plans to introduce legislation on Community Wealth Building during the current Parliamentary session; believes that this provides an important opportunity to think creatively and innovatively about the interconnections and interdependencies between the economy, environment and society, and supports plans for wide engagement on this legislation.


Defeated amendments

Motion ref. S6M-04580.3

Community Wealth Building – Delivering Transformation in Scotland’s Local and Regional Economies - Amendment

Submitted by: Douglas Lumsden, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Supported by: Dean Lockhart
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Result 31 for, 87 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote Vote Defeated


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-04580.1

Community Wealth Building – Delivering Transformation in Scotland’s Local and Regional Economies - Amendment

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Supported by: Katy Clark, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, May 25, 2022


Motion ref. S6M-04580.2

Community Wealth Building – Delivering Transformation in Scotland’s Local and Regional Economies - Amendment

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date lodged: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, May 25, 2022