Document 1278

Scottish Parliament: Motions and Amendments: 1999 S1M-248

Author(s): Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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S1M-248 Karen Gillon (Clydesdale) (Lab) : Marks and Spencer— That the Parliament regrets the decision of Marks and Spencer PLC to outsource supplies for clothing from quality Scottish companies such as Daks-Simpson Ltd and Bairds to offshore suppliers; recognises the considerable skills, dedication, commitment and expertise of the workforce at Daks-Simpson Ltd and Bairds, and calls upon the Scottish Executive and the economic development agencies to work with these companies to identify new business opportunities and safeguard jobs.

Supported by: Bristow Muldoon, Janis Hughes, David Mundell, Fiona Hyslop, Margaret Jamieson, Cathy Jamieson, Mrs Mary Mulligan, Dr Elaine Murray, Scott Barrie, Malcolm Chisholm, Ms Margaret Curran, Rhoda Grant, Gordon Jackson, Ian Jenkins, Johann Lamont, Marilyn Livingstone, George Lyon, Maureen Macmillan, Paul Martin, Tricia Marwick, Mr John McAllion, Mr Duncan McNeil, Ms Pauline McNeill, Des McNulty, Cathy Peattie, Euan Robson, Mr Mike Rumbles, Tavish Scott, Mrs Elaine Smith, Mr Allan Wilson, Tommy Sheridan, Mr Kenneth Gibson, Mr Alex Neil, Mr Michael Matheson, Dorothy-Grace Elder, Mr Gil Paterson, Mr Michael McMahon, Mr Adam Ingram, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Trish Godman, Mr Murray Tosh, Karen Whitefield, Mike Watson, Donald Gorrie, Ms Fiona McLeod, Cathie Craigie, Kate Maclean, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Ms Margo MacDonald, Michael Russell

Lodged on 02 November 1999; not current as of 18 January 2000

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