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CONDITIONS OF AGENCY WORKERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 985: tabled on 20 January 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 49 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 employees hired via agencies and third party bodies are not subject to the same conditions and rights as non-agency employees performing equivalent work; further notes that this leads to unacceptable exploitation of agency and third party workers; notes that, particularly in the case of agency drivers, this can lead to failures to adhere to health and safety legislation as workers often take whatever shifts are offered to them due to the financial uncertainty caused by zero hours contracts, leading to overworked employees handling heavy machinery and posing a threat to public safety; and recognises and supports the position that agencies and the contracts of their workers need an urgent review and subsequent regulation to ensure the rights and wellbeing of workers and members of the public.

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 20 January 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 21 January 2016
Worthing West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 January 2016
Foyle
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 January 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Glenrothes
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
East Lothian
Kerr, Calum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Dundee West
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCaig, Callum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Aberdeen South
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 February 2016
Glasgow North East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Glasgow North West
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
East Renfrewshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Stirling
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2016
Bolton South East
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Gordon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
Strangford
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2016
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
Glasgow Central
Thomson, Michelle
Independent
Signed on 28 January 2016
Edinburgh West
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
Angus
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 February 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.