Parliament Live – Holyrood – 02/10/2018
Motion of Condolence
Ruth Davidson S5M-14142
That the Parliament expresses its deep sadness at the death of The Rt Hon Sir Alex Fergusson DL; offers its sympathy and condolences to his family and friends; appreciates his wide contribution to public life, particularly his distinguished tenure as Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, and recognises the high esteem in which he was held by colleagues from all parties and the principled, dedicated and considered way he represented the people of Galloway and West Dumfries.
Mike Rumbles – S5T-01252
To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with ScotRail and Police Scotland regarding arrangements for the League Cup semi-finals.
Scottish Government Debate
Shirley-Anne Somerville – S5M-14160
Building a Social Security System Together: Co-designing the Social Security Charter
That the Parliament recognises the progress made in working with Experience Panels and others to develop Scotland’s Social Security Charter; agrees with the human rights approach being taken to empower citizens to jointly lead this work; endorses the published findings of those with lived experience supporting work on the charter; agrees that the process of consultation and co-design will help build trust in this new public service, and notes the Scottish Government’s ongoing commitment to work with the Parliament and people of Scotland to deliver a social security system that lives up to the principles, agreed unanimously by the Parliament, in Section 1 of the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018.
Jeremy Balfour S5M-14160.1
As an amendment to motion S5M-14160 in the name of Shirley-Anne Somerville (Building a Social Security System Together: Co-designing the Social Security Charter), after “public service” insert “, but should also consider how it might enable any other individual or organisation with an interest to be consulted as part of any scrutiny of the draft charter”.
Mark Griffin S5M-14160.2
As an amendment to motion S5M-14160 in the name of Shirley-Anne Somerville (Building a Social Security System Together: Co-designing the Social Security Charter), leave out from “agrees that the process” to “public service” and insert “considers that this consultation is an open, ongoing process, in which people who are entitled to social security are encouraged to enrol and participate; agrees that the process of consultation and co-design will help build trust in this new public service; believes that meaningful co-production should be an exemplar that informs future Scottish public service design”.
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