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LIVING WAGE STATUS FOR WEST COLLEGE SCOTLAND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 377: tabled on 11 October 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises that West College Scotland has officially been accredited as a Living Wage employer; notes that the living wage is independently calculated each year based on what employees and their families need to live and is currently calculated at £8.45 per hour; further notes that West College Scotland employs 1,300 people across its Clydebank, Greenock and Paisley campuses, the equivalent of one per cent of total regional employment; acknowledges that all current College staff already enjoy rates of pay above the living wage; congratulates West College Scotland on its accreditation and its commitment to fair pay and employee well-being; and calls on employers in the West of Scotland region, across Scotland and throughout the UK to become Living Wage employers.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.