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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

As an amendment to motion S5M-22004 in the name of Christina McKelvie (Showing Solidarity with Anti-Racism), leave out from “across the world” to ”equality” and insert “and police brutality 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 and considers that the UK Government must immediately suspend all export licences for tear gas, rubber bullets and riot gear to the US; recognises that public protest should be conducted safely in the current public health crisis; encourages people to continue to find safe ways to lend their voice to protest against racism in all its forms; 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; agrees that Scotland should establish a slavery museum to address our historic links to the slave trade; regrets the fact that so many monuments and street names still celebrate the perpetrators and profiteers of slavery, and calls on all levels of government to work to address this toxic legacy”.


Vote

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

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  0 for, 0 against, 11 abstained, 20 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish National Party  36 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 25 no vote Read more Read less

Independent  0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 2 no vote Read more Read less

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No vote

Scottish Labour  11 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Green Party  3 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 3 no vote Read more Read less

No Party Affiliation  0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

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No vote

Scottish Liberal Democrats  2 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 3 no vote Read more Read less


Related motion

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 Regan, Shirley-Anne Somerville, Humza Yousaf
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