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THIRD SECTOR AND THE ROLL-OUT OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 245: tabled on 05 September 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the work of Citizens Advice Scotland and the 20 other charities that have been working together to highlight the horrendous experiences of those people suffering as a direct result of the universal credit roll-out; praises the ongoing work of those organisations, and the wider third sector, in their efforts to help the thousands of families struggling financially as a result of universal credit; supports their calls for an immediate pause of the roll-out of universal credit; and urges the Government to work together with the third sector to solve the many problems associated with the roll-out of universal credit.

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.

Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 September 2017
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Aberdeen North
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Dunfermline and West Fife
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 September 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 September 2017
West Dunbartonshire
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 September 2017
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 September 2017
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2017
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 September 2017
Glenrothes
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Dundee West
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Glasgow East
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Glasgow South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 September 2017
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Argyll and Bute
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Glasgow Central
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 September 2017
Central Ayrshire
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2017
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.