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RENT-TO-OWN RETAILERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 292: tabled on 05 July 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 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 the concerning lending practices of many rent-to-own retailers; considers that these retailers often target the most financially vulnerable families in local communities; shares the concerns of affected citizens who risk being driven further into long-term debt by the prospect of short-term lower prices for essential household goods; and calls on the Government to outline plans to regulate and curb opportunist profiteering at the expense of the poor by such companies.

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 September 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 July 2016
Livingston
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 July 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Inverclyde
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2016
Bolton North East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 July 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 July 2016
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 July 2016
Glasgow South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 6 July 2016
Glasgow East
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2016
Glasgow North East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Falkirk
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 July 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 July 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Angus

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.