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Sixth Scottish Pan-Disability Open

EDM number 205 in 2017-19, proposed by Stephen Gethins on 18/07/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Equality and Sports.

That this House congratulates the Scottish Disability Golf Partnership (SDGP) for organising the Sixth Scottish Pan-Disability Open at the Fairmont Golf Course in St Andrews; notes this European ranking event will run from 21 to 24 August 2017 and that participants will play over the Torrance and Kittocks courses to win the coveted Sidey and Caledonia Cups; further notes the SDGP is a charity governed and operated by disabled people which organises projects, golf training, events and competitions across Scotland; is impressed that the SDGP, which now has over 130 members, was the first golfing organisation in the world open to people of any age with a physical, sensory or intellectual disability that interferes with the playing or learning about the game of golf; pays tribute to SDGP Chair Jim Gales MBE, himself a keen golfer with retinitis pigmentosa, along with his fellow organisers and their staff for all their hard work in organising this event; wishes participants and spectators well; and looks forward to the continued success of both the SDGP and future Scottish Pan-Disability Opens.

This motion has been signed by a total of 13 MPs.

Stephen Gethins18/07/2017North East FifeScottish National PartyProposed
Jim Shannon18/07/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Martyn Day18/07/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Lady Hermon18/07/2017North DownIndependentSeconded
Chris Stephens19/07/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown19/07/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Peter Grant20/07/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law20/07/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
David Linden05/09/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan06/09/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Martin Docherty06/09/2017West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Patricia Gibson07/09/2017North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Lisa Cameron12/10/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned

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