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WOMEN'S CENTRES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 863: tabled on 09 March 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House supports the permanent inclusion of mainstream funding for the invaluable services provided by women's centres across Northern Ireland including the provision of crFche facilities, IT training and health-related issues; notes out in particular that Ballybeen Women's Centre in Strangford constituency, Shankill Women's Centre in North Belfast and the Atlas Women's Centre in Lagan Valley constituency which face closure due to lack of funding opportunities; and pays tribute to their sterling work over the many years of the Troubles in communities with very real social and economic needs.