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EAST AYRSHIRE CARERS CENTRE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 219: tabled on 15 June 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 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 East Ayrshire Carers Centre on its award of £40,000 from the ScottishPower Energy People Trust; understands that the award enables the provision of a more direct service to vulnerable carers in rural areas where transport costs can become a barrier to receiving support; welcomes the training and educational programmes supplied to help carers and their families maximise their sometimes very limited income and manage household finances; recognises that the East Ayrshire Carers Centre is an important lifeline to carers who in many cases are in financial crisis; celebrates its upcoming 20th anniversary; expresses thanks to the staff and volunteers of the East Ayrshire Carers Centre who provide such an important service to vulnerable carers; and calls on the Government to recognise that many carers are living in fuel poverty whilst playing a crucial role in the delivery of health and social care provision in the UK.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.