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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S4M-04043

Work Capability Assessments

Submitted by: Kevin Stewart, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Monday, September 10, 2012

Supported by: Brian Adam, Clare Adamson, Colin Beattie, Marco Biagi, Chic Brodie, Roderick Campbell, Bruce Crawford, Annabelle Ewing, John Finnie, Rob Gibson, Christine Grahame, Patrick Harvie, Jamie Hepburn, Adam Ingram, Alison Johnstone, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Gordon MacDonald, Angus MacDonald, Mike MacKenzie, John Mason, Stewart Maxwell, Joan McAlpine, Mark McDonald, Christina McKelvie, Fiona McLeod, Stuart McMillan, Gil Paterson, Dennis Robertson, David Torrance, Jean Urquhart, Bill Walker, Maureen Watt, Sandra White
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 26, 2012

That the Parliament understands that there are ever-increasing concerns in Aberdeen and across Scotland regarding the work capability assessments for Employment Support Allowance that are being carried out by Atos; notes the reported fears of stakeholder organisations and individuals that similar concerns will be reproduced with assessments for Personal Independence Payments, and understands that members are receiving significant casework from constituents regarding negative experiences of work capability assessments.

Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S4M-04043.1

Work Capability Assessments - Amendment

Submitted by: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Supported by: Margaret McDougall
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Monday, January 1, 0001