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Neil's Hugs Foundation

EDM number 1886 in 2017-19, proposed by Martyn Day on 28/11/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Voluntary organisations.

That this House commends the work of Neil's Hugs Foundation in West Lothian, a support group for family members or friends who are struggling to cope with a loved one’s attempted or completed suicide; recognises the importance of reducing the stigma attached to suicide; praises the charity for raising awareness of the issue of suicide and providing a safe space for people to talk about their loved ones; further commends their work in helping to improve the mental health of people affected by the loss of a loved one or friend, and reduce suicide by sign posting people to organisations who can help their loved one or friend; and urges anyone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts to seek help.

This motion has been signed by a total of 5 MPs.

Martyn Day28/11/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartyProposed
Gavin Newlands28/11/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law29/11/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Patrick Grady29/11/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon29/11/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded

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