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Edinburgh Poverty Commission

EDM (Early Day Motion) 966: tabled on 05 October 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the publication of the final report of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission; welcomes the aim of the Commission to eradicate poverty in the city within the next decade; commends the work of the project's commissioners; further welcomes the next stage of the process as a citizen- and community-led effort to tackle the root causes of poverty in the city; celebrates the outstanding work of Edinburgh’s third sector in tackling entrenched poverty; and calls on the Government to work with the Commission to act on the recommendations of its report.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.