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COMMON WHEEL PROJECT, GLASGOW

EDM (Early Day Motion) 124: tabled on 26 May 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 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 Common Wheel project, based in the Maryhill area of Glasgow, on its first 15 years as a registered charity; recognises that it is one of Glasgow's most highly valued mental health charities and provide a social rather than medical method of supporting people towards mental health; appreciates the hard work and commitment of all the staff and volunteers in delivering the service; notes that Common Wheel secured its first bike workshop in Maryhill in 1999, secured charitable status in 2001 and has since opened a second workshop in Bridgeton in 2006; acknowledges the success of the Build Your Own Bike course which supports people with mental illness to rebuild an old bike for their own personal use and helps to build a sense of achievement as well as the freedom and exercise that a bicycle enables; further recognises that the service helps clients develop life and employability skills as well as making new friends and, most importantly, having fun; is aware that the charity also operates a music project which provides participatory music activities for people with mental illness across Glasgow; believes that everyone at Common Wheel should be especially proud that this nomination came from one of its clients who has affirmed the extraordinary difference that the service has made to his life; further congratulates the charity on being shortlisted for the 2016 BBC Radio Four All in the Mind award; and wishes it success at the award ceremony on 27 June .

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 8 June 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 June 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 June 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 June 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
North East Fife
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Dundee West
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 May 2016
Glasgow North East
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 June 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
East Renfrewshire
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 June 2016
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 June 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 June 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.