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Hillcrest Housing Association's 50th Anniversary

EDM number 517 in 2017-19, proposed by Chris Law on 07/11/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Social rented housing.

That this House celebrates 50 years of Hillcrest Housing in Dundee; notes that from just a handful of tenement flats on Dundee's Blackness Road, Hillcrest Housing Association has grown to become one of Scotland's largest providers of affordable housing with a portfolio of over 6,000 houses, with over 2,500 of these homes delivered to the people of Dundee, including families, single people, the elderly, the vulnerable and the homeless in Angus, Perth, Fife and Edinburgh; further notes that in 1984, Hillcrest delivered what was then the largest single urban redevelopment project in Europe, the redevelopment of a mill at Upper Dens injected hundreds of affordable homes into Dundee; notes that united by the common goal of improving communities and lives across Dundee, Tayside and throughout Scotland, the Hillcrest Group of Companies work together to provide affordable housing, employment projects, in-house maintenance services and community care, training and support services; and commends it for raising £50,000 at its 50th anniversary celebrations for two worthwhile charities, Dundee Bairns and Move On.

This motion has been signed by a total of 10 MPs.

Chris Law07/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartyProposed
David Linden13/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day13/11/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon13/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Hugh Gaffney20/11/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSeconded
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown20/11/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell21/11/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins21/11/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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