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Motion ref. S6M-00294.3

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform - Amendment

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

As an amendment to motion S6M-00294 in the name of Keith Brown (Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform), insert at end "; recognises the role that Police Scotland has taken on during the pandemic and agrees there is a need to promote the strong connections between the force and local communities; further recognises that overcrowding in prisons and high levels of remand were chronic challenges prior to COVID-19, the causes of which have been exacerbated by the pandemic; considers that the continued prevalence of violence against women in Scotland to be abhorrent and believes it must be taken seriously by the justice system; acknowledges that the COVID-19 restrictions have increased the risk for victims of domestic violence and hindered their ability to access justice, and calls on the Scottish Government to roll out domestic abuse courts across the country and establish a specialist sexual offences court."


Vote

Result 53 for, 60 against, 7 abstained, 9 no vote Vote Defeated

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

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

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  27 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 4 no vote Read more Read less

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

Scottish Liberal Democrats  4 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 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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Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-00294

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Supported by: Ash Denham
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Defeated