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HOME START EAST HIGHLAND (FORMERLY HOME START ROSS & CROMARTY)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1179: tabled on 02 March 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 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 Home Start East Highland on its recent Big Lottery Fund's Investing in Communities: 21st Century Life award of £513,212; notes that Home Start East Highland's five year project aims to develop and expand the current service to benefit isolated and vulnerable families across a wide geographical area around the Highlands of Scotland to provide practical and emotional support to any parent or carer with at least one child under eight; further notes that Home Start East Highland, as a registered charity, has been providing a home visiting service to young families in Easter Ross for 27 years and currently supports up to 90 vulnerable families a year in Easter Ross with funding by Highland Council, and 20 vulnerable families in Inverness West with funding from Public Social Partnership; recognises the valuable work this charity undertakes; and welcomes the news that this award will allow the charity's work to be extended to support an additional 55 vulnerable families, which will include 110 children and their parents.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.