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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-02138

Delivering Promised Road Infrastructure Across Scotland

Submitted by: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Monday, November 15, 2021

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Stephen Kerr, Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Motions as amended

That the Parliament recognises that, in the face of the climate emergency and the imperative to cut greenhouse gas emissions, as a nation, there is a need to encourage more people to use more sustainable travel options and reduce their car use; acknowledges the need to shift away from spending money on new road projects that encourage more people to drive, and instead focus resource on maintaining roads and improving safety; agrees that people need a realistic and affordable alternative in public transport and active travel, and notes that the Scottish Government will set out its plans for future investment in Scotland's transport network in the second Strategic Transport Projects Review.


Vote

Result 90 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote Vote Passed

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

Scottish Labour  19 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 3 no vote Read more Read less

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

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  0 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 3 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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Original motion text

That the Parliament recognises that driving in most parts of Scotland is a necessity; believes that the Cooperation Agreement between the Scottish Government and the Scottish Green Party Parliamentary Group should not prevent or delay the delivery of any future road projects, and calls upon the Scottish Government to reaffirm its commitment to dualling the A9 and A96 and commit to upgrading the A1, A75, A77, A82, A83 and A90.


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-02138.1

Delivering Promised Road Infrastructure Across Scotland - Amendment

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Supported by: Colin Smyth
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, November 17, 2021


Motion ref. S6M-02138.2

Delivering Promised Road Infrastructure Across Scotland - Amendment

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Supported by: Patrick Harvie, Richard Lochhead, Michael Matheson, Màiri McAllan
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, November 17, 2021