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Glasgow's West End Torchlight Parade

EDM number 1885 in 2017-19, proposed by Patrick Grady on 28/11/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Charities.

That this House welcomes the third annual St Andrew's Day Torchlight Parade organised by the West End Festival in Glasgow; notes that the parade will take place on 30 November 2018, leaving from the Botanic Gardens and finishing at the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery; understands that the proceeds from the sale of torches will be donated to Spirit Aid, the humanitarian relief organisation founded in 2001 that is dedicated to alleviating the suffering of children and young people whose lives have been devastated by war, poverty, lack of opportunity or humanitarian crisis, which has operations running across Scotland, Palestine, Afghanistan and Malawi; acknowledges the huge success of the parade and the opportunity for members of the local community to come together, with special invitations being extended to students and residents from Greece, Russia and Ukraine, who also have St Andrew as their patron saint; and commends the dedication of the team at the West End Festival in organising this annual event, and wishes them continued success.

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

Patrick Grady28/11/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartyProposed
Alison Thewliss28/11/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan28/11/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
David Linden28/11/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens28/11/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law29/11/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon29/11/2018StrangfordDUPSigned

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