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CENTENARY OF SCOUTING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1A1: tabled on 23 November 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Bob Russell on 15 November 2006. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add `but regrets that the movement continues to discriminate against those children and those adult volunteers who do not believe in God.'.

Original motion text

That this House looks forward to a year of celebrations in 2007 to commemorate the Centenary of Scouting; congratulates the Scout Movement on all that it has achieved over the past 100 years; notes with acclamation that the inspiration of its founder Lord Baden-Powell has resulted in the creation of the world's biggest youth movement with 28 million Scouts in 218 countries, of which around 500,000 are in the UK; recognises that the principles and the ethos of scouting remain as relevant as ever while successfully adapting and changing to meet the needs and aspirations of today's young people; places on record its appreciation for all those who have served as leaders over the past 100 years and extends its thanks to the current leaders and helpers who so generously give vountarily of their time and talents; looks forward to the Scout Movement continuing to enjoy further success in its second century; and urges all hon. and right hon. Members to associate themselves with centenary celebrations both locally and nationally.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.