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Pink Saltire Rainbow Responders survey

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1243: tabled on 07 December 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises Scottish LGBT+ charity Pink Saltire in its tireless work supporting communities and local LGBT+ organisations to provide hundreds of individuals and families essentials such as fresh fruit and vegetables, food vouchers, mobile phone credit top ups, care packages, bikes and laptops since March this year; welcomes the publication of the findings of the Rainbow Responders survey which details the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown on LGBT+ people in Scotland; and notes the recommendations of Pink Saltire which include urgent investment in services to support the mental health and wellbeing of LGBT+ people, run by LGBT+ people, practical aid and capacity building for projects working with LGBT+ asylum seekers and refugees, clearer, coordinated messaging on what services are available to LGBT+ people in Scotland, local and regional action plans feeding into a national consortium of agencies spearheading the ongoing Covid-19 response, with funding and resources to tackle the challenges identified, work to improve the physical assets and resources of communities around the country, including spaces to organise relief efforts and mobile community hubs, and improved engagement with ethnic minorities, disabled people and those in island and rural communities to ensure their specific needs are being addressed.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.