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Motion ref. S5M-22004

Showing Solidarity with Anti-Racism

Submitted by: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Supported by: Ash Denham, Shirley-Anne Somerville, Humza Yousaf
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 10, 2020

That the Parliament understands and shares the deep concern and horror that many feel about racism and racial injustice across the world; expresses and shares the sympathy, grief and anger of so many at the death of George Floyd; stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement; discourages mass gatherings at this time in the interests of public health and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and encourages people to find alternative ways to lend their voice to protest peacefully on this important matter; believes that there is a responsibility on us all to identify and dismantle barriers of structural racism that exist in our society and institutions; agrees that it is up to all in society to tackle racism and advance race equality, and believes that racism is a societal evil that we must all stand united against, and work to eradicate.


Vote

Result 52 for, 0 against, 11 abstained, 66 no vote Vote Passed


Accepted amendments

Motion ref. S5M-22004.2

Showing Solidarity with Anti-Racism - Amendment

Submitted by: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Result 52 for, 0 against, 11 abstained, 66 no vote Vote Passed


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S5M-22004.1

Showing Solidarity with Anti-Racism - Amendment

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, June 10, 2020