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The Future of Gaelic and Scots - Amendment

  • Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour.
  • Date lodged: Monday, 14 November 2022
  • Motion reference: S6M-06763.2
  • Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, 15 November 2022

As an amendment to motion S6M-06763 in the name of Shirley-Anne Somerville (The Future of Gaelic and Scots), insert at end “; highlights the importance of protecting Gaelic and halting its decline in its heartlands in recent decades, by ensuring the increase of Gaelic speakers and protecting current Gaelic speaking communities by providing good quality jobs and housing to arrest depopulation in these areas, and by addressing current issues around regional economic inequality, connectivity and transport infrastructure as a matter of urgency; recognises the diversity of learners and speakers of Gaelic and Scots, and believes that more must be done to bring the promotion of these languages closer to communities across Scotland, and understands that cultural and social infrastructure across the country plays a key role in promoting local histories and languages that must be protected and enhanced.”


Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-06763

The Future of Gaelic and Scots

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Monday, November 14, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Tuesday, November 15, 2022


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-06763.1

The Future of Gaelic and Scots - Amendment

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date lodged: Monday, November 14, 2022

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Tuesday, November 15, 2022