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PROPOSED CLOSURE OF LIBRARIES IN FIFE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 841: tabled on 09 December 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 deplores the decision of Fife Council to close 16 libraries across Fife; regrets that this decision will lead to job losses; believes that libraries provide an invaluable resource to people of all ages who rely on their local library for a wide range of different services; notes that libraries sit at the heart of communities, providing space and facilities often not available close by; considers the particular impact that this will have on those with mobility issues; and calls on Fife Council to reconsider its decision.

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 5 January 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Motherwell and Wishaw
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Glasgow Central
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2015
Leicester East
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Angus

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.