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Motion ref. S6M-00263.1

Tackling Poverty and Building a Fairer Country - Amendment

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Monday, June 7, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 8, 2021

As an amendment to motion S6M-00263 in the name of Shona Robison (Tackling Poverty and Building a Fairer Country), leave out from “recognises the impact of” to end and insert “notes that the Scottish Ministers have been responsible for introducing the 11 new benefit payments devolved by the UK Government through the Scotland Act 2016; further notes that the Scottish Ministers promised to set up those benefits by 2021 but have failed to deliver on this promise; recognises the concerns that the economic impact of lockdown could push more people in Scotland into homelessness, with over 5,000 adults sleeping rough at least once per year and the number of children living in temporary accommodation in Scotland reaching its highest level since records began; calls on the Scottish Government to act now to establish a national Housing First programme across all local authorities, to get people into safe and stable housing as quickly as possible, and further calls on the Ministers to improve the support available to individuals and families in Scotland who have lost loved ones and for them to reform Carer's Allowance and extend payments for up to six months after bereavement.”


Vote

Result 28 for, 71 against, 22 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Defeated

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  28 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 3 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish National Party  0 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 4 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Green Party  0 for, 7 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Liberal Democrats  0 for, 4 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

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No vote
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Scottish Labour  0 for, 0 against, 22 abstained, 0 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

Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-00263

Tackling Poverty and Building a Fairer Country

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Monday, June 7, 2021

Supported by: Ben Macpherson, Christina McKelvie
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Passed


Defeated related amendments

Motion ref. S6M-00263.3

Tackling Poverty and Building a Fairer Country - Amendment

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Monday, June 7, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Result 54 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Defeated