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Motion ref. S5M-24263

Scotland’s Recovery

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Monday, March 1, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Motions as amended

That the Parliament believes that the next parliamentary session must be focused on rebuilding the economy for all of Scotland after the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing the structural inequalities that the pandemic has exposed in society and the opportunities that have been continually missed to deliver for workers and transform the exploitative, low-wage economy; calls therefore on the Scottish Government to recognise the need for a bold system change and for urgent action to make Scotland a Fair Work Nation, including prioritising greater support for disabled workers, ethnic minorities, women and young workers who often experience poorer work outcomes and are often more heavily concentrated in precarious and low-paid work; adhering to fair work principles, calls for further support for businesses and sectors hit hardest, to protect and create jobs, and agrees that the green economic recovery must be people-centred and incorporate community wealth building opportunities in order to drive success, wellbeing and prosperity for individuals, businesses and communities across the whole of Scotland, and that, to properly address these issues, the Scottish Parliament needs to have control over employment law.


Vote

Result 84 for, 34 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote Vote Passed

Scottish National Party  55 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Labour  22 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  0 for, 29 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Green Party  5 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

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Scottish Liberal Democrats  0 for, 5 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

Independent  2 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

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Reform UK   0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

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

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Original motion text

That the Parliament believes that the next parliamentary session must be focused on rebuilding the economy for all of Scotland after the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing the structural inequalities that the pandemic has exposed in society and the opportunities that have been continually missed to deliver for workers and transform the exploitative, low-wage economy; calls therefore on the Scottish Government to recognise the need for a bold system change and for urgent action to make Scotland a Fair Work Nation, including prioritising greater support for disabled workers, ethnic minorities, women and young workers who often experience poorer work outcomes and are often more heavily concentrated in precarious and low-paid work; adhering to fair work principles, calls for further support for businesses and sectors hit hardest, to protect and create jobs, and agrees that the green economic recovery must be  people-centred and incorporate community wealth building opportunities in order to drive success, wellbeing and prosperity for individuals, businesses and communities across the whole of Scotland.


Accepted amendments

Motion ref. S5M-24263.2

Scotland’s Recovery - Amendment

Submitted by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 84 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote Vote Passed


Defeated amendments

Motion ref. S5M-24263.1

Scotland’s Recovery - Amendment

Submitted by: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 29 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote Vote Defeated