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ST KILDA SWIM 2015

EDM (Early Day Motion) 425: tabled on 10 September 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 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 congratulates the members of the St Kilda swim team 2015 who swam from St Kilda to Hushinish on Harris, a distance of 60 miles; notes that seven swimmers swam for 35 hours accompanied by three kayakers and a three-person support boat crew; further notes they raised over £16,000 for Yorkhill Hospital, Aberlour Child Trust, the Fisherman's Mission and the Leanne Cystic Fibrosis Trust; notes also that this is the first time that this feat has been accomplished; and congratulates Motherwell resident John Dyer, a retired firefighter and grandfather, who took part.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Arkless, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
Dumfries and Galloway
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2015
Aberdeen North
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Dunfermline and West Fife
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2015
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
Dundee West
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 12 October 2015
New Forest East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 September 2015
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
East Renfrewshire
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 September 2015
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2015
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
Angus
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.