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Sheena Sutherland, Taekwon-Do 9th Degree Grand Master

EDM number 250 in 2017-19, proposed by Martyn Day on 05/09/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Sports.

That this House congratulates Sheena Sutherland from Bathgate on becoming a Taekwon-do 9th Degree Grand Master; recognises that she is only the second woman in the world to achieve this accolade; further recognises that this has taken over 40 years of hard work and dedication; notes that she is a hugely respected figure in the sport, and that among her former pupils have been world champions Julia Cross and Brent Lyon; further notes that she was an integral part in Scotland gaining independence in the sport; wishes her continued success in the future; and hopes that her success encourages other young girls and women to practice martial arts.

This motion has been signed by a total of 9 MPs.

Martyn Day05/09/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartyProposed
David Linden06/09/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon06/09/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Chris Stephens06/09/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law07/09/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Hannah Bardell07/09/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Stephen Gethins13/09/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown09/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry09/10/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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