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HOMELESSNESS CASEWORKERS AND GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 272: tabled on 08 July 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that UNISON members employed as homelessness caseworkers by Glasgow City Council are now marking their 15th week of continuous, all-out industrial action over pay and grading issues, seeking parity with other social work staff undertaking similar tasks; further notes that the Council has attempted to discuss cutting staff numbers of those involved in delivering this service; supports the homelessness caseworkers in the work they carry out; and calls on Glasgow City Council to enter into meaningful dialogue and to settle this industrial dispute, ensuring that this vital service is protected and staff are upgraded appropriately.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2015
Blaydon
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 July 2015
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 July 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2015
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 July 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 July 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 July 2015
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 July 2015
North East Fife
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 July 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2015
Dundee West
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 July 2015
Glasgow North East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2015
Falkirk
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 July 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Rayner, Angela
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2015
Ashton-under-Lyne
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 July 2015
Gordon
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 July 2015
Arfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.