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Paralympian Aileen Neilson's Honorary Doctorate From The University Of West Scotland

EDM number 1511 in 2017-19, proposed by Lisa Cameron on 12/07/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Sports.

That this House congratulates Aileen Neilson, former primary school teacher and current Great Britain and Scotland Paralympic curler, on receiving an Honorary Doctorate from the University of West Scotland; acknowledges that she has served as an excellent role model during her time as a curler, becoming the first female skip at a World Championships and Winter Paralympics and helping the team earn a silver medal in 2011, where she also received the Sportsmanship Award after being nominated by her teammates; recognises that, in 2014, she led the Great Britain team to a bronze medal at the Sochi Paralympic Games; further acknowledges that, prior to getting involved in curling, she competed for Great Britain in carriage driving at the World Carriage Driving Championships for Drivers with Disabilities; and wishes her well in the future.

This motion has been signed by a total of 9 MPs.

Lisa Cameron12/07/2018East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartyProposed
David Linden16/07/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law16/07/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon16/07/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Brown04/09/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Hannah Bardell05/09/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Angus MacNeil06/09/2018Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry09/10/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins23/10/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned

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