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Ending Violence in Scottish Schools - Amendment

  • Submitted by: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 23 May 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-09126.3
  • Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, 24 May 2023

As an amendment to motion S6M-09126 in the name of Stephen Kerr (Ending Violence in Scottish Schools), leave out from "notes" to end and insert "recognises the impact that violence in schools has on teachers and school staff, especially in relation to retention and mental health; further recognises that evidence relating to violence in schools was last gathered in 2016, and that data collection is now underway, and that this will be published later in 2023 as routine publication returns to pre-pandemic arrangements; recognises that there has been a shift in school culture over the period of the COVID-19 pandemic that affects a wide range of issues, including violence but also extending to issues such as attendance, and agrees that the Scottish Government should work with young people, parents and carers, schools, local authorities and unions to host a summit on the issue of violence in schools, to identify the work that is now needed to ensure that the right national framework for accurately reporting instances of violence and disruption within schools is in place, the right guidance on exclusions laws and policies is available, and the right resources that are needed to support schools, parents and carers and young people themselves are available to assist them in promoting acceptable behaviour and tackling violence and disruption."


Vote

Result 93 for, 18 against, 0 abstained, 18 did not vote Vote Passed

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Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-09126

Ending Violence in Scottish Schools

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date lodged: Monday, May 22, 2023

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Result 93 for, 18 against, 0 abstained, 18 did not vote Vote Passed


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-09126.1

Ending Violence in Scottish Schools - Amendment - Amendment

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date lodged: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, May 24, 2023


Motion ref. S6M-09126.2

Ending Violence in Scottish Schools - Amendment - Amendment

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, May 24, 2023