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Glasgow City Council Ict Privatisation Industrial Action

EDM number 748 in 2016-17, proposed by Chris Stephens on 30/11/2016.
Categorised under the topics of Industrial relations, Information technology and Local government.

That this House notes the official industrial action being undertaken by Unison members employed by Glasgow City Council against proposals to privatise information technology and support services; further notes with alarm that Glasgow City Council is currently recruiting agency workers to undertake work duties of those striking workers; notes comments from a senior officer of the council who informed a committee yesterday that the benefits of moving to privatisation includes employing workers to replace staff on strike, as reported in the Herald newspaper on 30 November 2016; notes that hiring agency workers to replace workers on strike has been illegal since 1973, and is a breach of regulation 7 of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003; demands that Glasgow City Council desists from hiring agency workers to replace those on strike; supports Unison members in their industrial action; and further supports the principle of those who withdraw their labour in collective action to pursue better working conditions.

This motion has been signed by a total of 29 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Chris Stephens30/11/2016Glasgow South WestScottish National PartyProposed
Alison Thewliss30/11/2016Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySeconded
Stewart McDonald30/11/2016Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Patrick Grady30/11/2016Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan30/11/2016Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Martin Docherty30/11/2016West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySeconded
Patricia Gibson30/11/2016North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant30/11/2016GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Paul Monaghan30/11/2016Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySigned
Steven Paterson30/11/2016StirlingScottish National PartySigned
Stuart Donaldson30/11/2016West Aberdeenshire and KincardineScottish National PartySigned
Alex Salmond30/11/2016Signed
Ronnie Cowan30/11/2016InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
George Kerevan30/11/2016East LothianScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law30/11/2016Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Tasmina Sheikh30/11/2016Ochil and South PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Ian Blackford30/11/2016Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray30/11/2016Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Stewart Hosie30/11/2016Dundee EastScottish National PartySigned
Callum McCaig30/11/2016Aberdeen SouthScottish National PartySigned
Owen Thompson30/11/2016MidlothianScottish National PartySigned
Kirsten Oswald01/12/2016East RenfrewshireScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day02/12/2016Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Natalie McGarry02/12/2016Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
John McNally02/12/2016FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Anne McLaughlin05/12/2016Glasgow North EastScottish National PartySigned
Margaret Ferrier16/12/2016Rutherglen and Hamilton WestScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown19/12/2016Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry19/12/2016Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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