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Scottish Government's industrial strategy

EDM (Early Day Motion) 256: tabled on 08 January 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

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

Motion text

That this House recognises the UK's low growth, poor productivity and high debt economy which has been a feature of the UK's economic demise over many decades; now welcomes the recent statement by Scotland's First Minister to establish an industrial strategy to help reverse the most negative impacts of UK economic policy on the people of Scotland, while rejecting the mantra of the Governor of the Bank of England which warned the people across the UK to prepare to be poorer; supports the First Minister of Scotland's statement on the Scottish economy which would focus on (a) joining the EU to have unfettered access to the world's largest single market, (b) creating a dynamic government ministry to drive industrial policy and build consensus across sectors and institutions and (c) committing to large scale public investment in key areas of comparative advantage; and further recognises that Scotland, as an independent country, would have all the ingredients, skills and valuable resources to be a successful, high growth, high wage, modern economy and a member of the EU where the national mantra would be prepare to be prosperous.

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.

Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
East Renfrewshire
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Falkirk
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Central Ayrshire
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Glasgow North
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Angus
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Edinburgh North and Leith
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Glasgow South West
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 January 2024
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 January 2024
Ceredigion
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 January 2024
Arfon
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2024
North Ayrshire and Arran
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2024
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2024
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2024
Glasgow South
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 January 2024
Edinburgh East
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 January 2024
Motherwell and Wishaw
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 January 2024
Glasgow Central
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2024
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2024
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2024
Gordon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.