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Jasmine Freeman And Family Fund

EDM number 1157 in 2016-17, proposed by Brendan O'Hara on 20/04/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Children and families.

That this House welcomes the commitment contained within the Scottish Government's publication, A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People - Our Delivery Plan to 2021 for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to continue to invest in Family Fund, an organisation which provides funds to low income families with disabled children for family breaks as well as allocating direct grants to assist with the purchase of essential support equipment such as computers and white goods; acknowledges the ability of Family Fund to respond effectively and with compassion to the diverse needs and circumstances of individual children and young people and their families; commends Family Fund for the support given to Jasmine Freeman, a young Helensburgh-based writer who is autistic and who has been assisted by Family Fund in pursuing her ambition to become a journalist through the provision of a computer; and wishes Family Fund and Jasmine continued future success.

This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs.

Brendan O'Hara20/04/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartyProposed
Stuart McDonald20/04/2017Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySeconded
Calum Kerr20/04/2017Berwickshire, Roxburgh and SelkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Hannah Bardell20/04/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Phil Boswell20/04/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillScottish National PartySeconded
Paul Monaghan20/04/2017Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySeconded
Margaret Ferrier20/04/2017Rutherglen and Hamilton WestScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day20/04/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady24/04/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Mark Durkan24/04/2017FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Alison Thewliss24/04/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan25/04/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned

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