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EDM (Early Day Motion) 823: tabled on 07 December 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 St Mark's Primary School in Hamilton, headteacher Caroline Campbell and all pupils and staff for their Mile Walk to school on 30 November 2015; notes that, as the walk took place on Saint Andrew's Day, many involved wore tartan in appreciation of Scotland's patron saint; commends the efforts of all staff and parents at St Mark's who have shown great determination and willingness in the promotion of healthy living; recognises that walking short and safe routes to school can improve the physical and mental health of children, parents and carers, and instils a greater sense of independence and self-confidence in children; further recognises the vital role that health and wellbeing plays in education, and that such initiatives are effective ways of teaching children road safety; and fully encourages other schools to consider sponsored walks to school.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.