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Partick Thistle Amputee Football Team

EDM number 1083 in 2016-17, proposed by Gavin Newlands on 16/03/2017.

That this House wishes Partick Thistle Amputees, Scotland's only amputee football team, the best of luck as it gets set to take on other teams in the fifth round of the Great Britain Amputee Football League; notes that awareness around amputee football has rocketed in Scotland since Dundee United fan, and Partick Thistle Amputee player, Tommy McKay, scored a wonder goal for his side in the McEwan Fraser Legal #HomeAdvangage Challenge at Tannadice in November 2016, with his goal being viewed by more than 2 million people on social media; welcomes the launch of Partick Thistle's Amputees' new shirt which is being supported by McEwan Legal; and supports all efforts to increase sporting opportunities for people of all backgrounds.

This motion has been signed by a total of 7 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Gavin Newlands16/03/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartyProposed
Richard Arkless16/03/2017Dumfries and GallowayScottish National PartySeconded
Deidre Brock16/03/2017Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySeconded
Patricia Gibson16/03/2017North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown16/03/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Marion Fellows16/03/2017Motherwell and WishawScottish National PartySeconded
Michael Weir16/03/2017AngusScottish National PartySigned

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