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Mary's Meals One Billionth Meal Served

EDM number 403 in 2017-19, proposed by Brendan O'Hara on 16/10/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Charities, Food and International development.

That this House congratulates Mary's Meals, the Argyll-based charity dedicated to feeding some of the world's poorest children on serving its one billionth meal earlier this month; notes that the dish of vegetable curry and rice was served to a 12-year old Indian child, Mohsin, at the Sangam Vihar Informal Education Centre in Noida; acknowledges the phenomenal growth in Mary's Meals since it served its first meal to a child in Malawi in 2002 to today, when more than 1,200,000 children in 14 countries are fed every day at school; recognises the outstanding contribution made by Mr Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, the founder of Mary's Meals, and his team to alleviating child hunger and improving the life chances for children in some of the poorest countries in the world; and wishes Mary's Meals every success in the future.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Brendan O'Hara16/10/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartyProposed
John McNally16/10/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Angus MacNeil16/10/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon16/10/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Christine Jardine16/10/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Martyn Day17/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law17/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens18/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan23/10/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Cowan23/10/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
David Linden24/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss24/10/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Philippa Whitford25/10/2017Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned
Lisa Cameron26/10/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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