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Public Social Partnership for the Disability Employment Gap

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1635: tabled on 12 March 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the work of the Public Social Partnership for the Disability Employment Gap led by the Scottish Union of Supported Employment as lead partner; recognises it aims to increase employers’ confidence, awareness and capacity to recruit and retain disabled people in their workforce; notes the innovative ways of working the partnership is undertaking to achieve these aims; endorses the importance of employing disabled people in the workforce and reducing the unacceptable employment gap; and notes that they will contribute to the Scottish Government’s Fairer Scotland for Disabled People – Employment Action Plan’s ambition to halve the Disability Employment Gap by 2038.

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.

Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 March 2021
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 March 2021
Strangford
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 March 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 March 2021
Dundee West
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 March 2021
Arfon
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2021
Glasgow North West
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2021
Dunfermline and West Fife
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 March 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2021
Central Ayrshire
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 March 2021
Ceredigion
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2021
Angus
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 March 2021
North Ayrshire and Arran
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2021
Edinburgh East
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2021
Glasgow East
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2021
Edinburgh South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 March 2021
Midlothian
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Ochil and South Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.