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CLAN CANCER SUPPORT ABERDEEN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 893: tabled on 16 December 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 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 CLAN Cancer Support (CLAN), based in Aberdeen, on the receipt of over £400,000 from the Big Lottery Fund Scotland to fund their life-changing Children and Families Cancer Support Service project for the next three years; notes that this vital service makes a huge difference to those facing difficult times, which can often lead to feelings of anxiety, stress and isolation; further notes that this excellent local charity covers the whole of North East Scotland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland with a presence in Ballater, Banchory, Elgin, Inverurie, Fraserburgh, Lossiemouth, Peterhead, Stonehaven, Turriff, Kirkwall and Lerwick; commends CLAN on its aim for the project to support 300 beneficiaries per year; and wishes CLAN all the best with this project which supports children and family members following cancer diagnosis offering pre and post-bereavement emotional support, and also works with children and their families in the instance that the child themselves receives a cancer diagnosis.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.