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RENFREWSHIRE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 380: tabled on 07 September 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 34 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 welcomes Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce becoming the first chamber in the UK to be awarded Living Wage Accreditation and in the process paying its staff the official living wage of £7.85 an hour; notes the benefits that can be brought to businesses in paying its staff a living wage, including the positive impact that it can have on an organisation's reputation, recruiting staff, retaining employees and reducing absenteeism; recognises that further success of Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce in becoming the first Chamber in Scotland in being accredited with Investors in People Gold; further notes that this was partly as a result of the strong focus that the organisation places on staff development, ensuring a gender-balanced office and encouraging staff to take-up volunteering opportunities; and congratulates Audrey Cumberford, Bob Davidson and the rest of the team at the Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce for its recent success.

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.

Arkless, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
Dumfries and Galloway
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 September 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 September 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 September 2015
Motherwell and Wishaw
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 September 2015
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCaig, Callum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Aberdeen South
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Glasgow South
McGarry, Natalie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Glasgow East
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Glasgow North East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
East Renfrewshire
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2015
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Midlothian
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2015
Leicester East
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Angus
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
Central Ayrshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.