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Queensferry Churches Care In The Community

EDM number 1820 in 2017-19, proposed by Christine Jardine on 12/11/2018.

That this House congratulates Queensferry Churches Care in the Community for receiving £3,200 in National Lottery funding; understands that it plans to use the funding to expand volunteering opportunities in North West Edinburgh and prevent social isolation and loneliness amongst vulnerable groups; commends the charity for the work that its does to support services for the elderly and carers including day care opportunities and its highly valued befriending service; notes that these services are hugely important to older people for their mental wellbeing, self-esteem and happiness; pays tribute to the many volunteers who give their time freely to providing these services and supporting the work of the charity; and wishes the charity all the best in its continuing efforts to help those who need it and for securing more funding in the future to meet its fundraising targets.

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

Christine Jardine12/11/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratProposed
Jim Shannon13/11/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Chris Stephens13/11/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Layla Moran14/11/2018Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSeconded
Hugh Gaffney19/11/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSeconded
Edward Davey20/11/2018Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSeconded
David Linden20/11/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned

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