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I Am Me Scotland

EDM number 514 in 2017-19, proposed by Gavin Newlands on 07/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Charities and Disability discrimination.

That this House congratulates I Am Me Scotland on winning Disability Charity of the Year Scotland at the Charity Champion Awards, with this success coming hot on the heels of other recognition at the Diversity Awards and at the Renfrewshire Employability Award ceremony; notes that this Renfrewshire-based group works with Police Scotland, and others, to raise awareness of disability hate crime and tackle the issue of prejudiced attitudes and behaviours; recognises that an estimated 62,000 hate crimes are committed against disabled people each year with the majority of those crimes going unreported; welcomes the brilliant work by the staff and volunteers of I Am Me Scotland in helping to create a society where disabled people are not victimised or bullied; and wishes I Am Me Scotland continued success in the future.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

Gavin Newlands07/11/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartyProposed
Martyn Day07/11/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan07/11/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
John McNally07/11/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry07/11/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
Mhairi Black07/11/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Lisa Cameron07/11/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown07/11/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins07/11/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman13/11/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon13/11/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Chris Law13/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray13/11/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Ian Blackford13/11/2017Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Stuart McDonald13/11/2017Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
David Linden13/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant13/11/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Philippa Whitford13/11/2017Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady13/11/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Brendan O'Hara14/11/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySigned
Hugh Gaffney20/11/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell21/11/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned

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