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CONVENT OF THE SISTERS OF MERCY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1586: tabled on 03 June 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 notes that the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy was founded in Dundee in 1859; further notes that the Sisters were responsible for educating many in the city, not least females and the poor; further notes that their contribution to education in the city continued through many primary schools and especially in Lawside Academy; and congratulates the community at Lawside Convent on their 150th anniversary and wishes them continued success in the future.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.