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University Of Glasgow Settlement

EDM number 1586 in 2017-19, proposed by Patrick Grady on 05/09/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Higher education.

That this House congratulates the University of Glasgow Settlement and its recent Exhibition celebrating its legacy and connection with student social action; notes that the Settlement was founded in 1897 by female students, graduates and employees of Queen Margaret College as part of the Settlement Movement which focused on closing the gap between the educated elite and the disadvantaged in society; recognises that the Settlement has pioneered innovative responses to changing social needs for over 100 years; understands that the Settlement started the first school for people with disabilities in 1901, developed formal courses in the School of Social Study and Training in 1912 and provided advice on matters relating to social security which evolved into the Citizens Advice Bureau; further notes the legacy that has developed where current students are selected for Find a Solution summer internships in third sector organisations; appreciates the students who have applied their knowledge gained on their academic courses to provide recommendations based on their research; believes this to be an experience where students can understand the commitment needed to see change in their local community; and wishes the Settlement and students all the best for the Exhibition and future projects.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

Patrick Grady05/09/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartyProposed
David Linden06/09/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon06/09/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Angela Crawley06/09/2018Lanark and Hamilton EastScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens06/09/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan10/09/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Hugh Gaffney10/09/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Douglas Chapman10/09/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day11/09/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss12/09/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law12/09/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry09/10/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown09/10/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald11/10/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins23/10/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Pete Wishart06/11/2018Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySigned

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