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WEVOLUTION AND NESTA'S 2016 NEW RADICALS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 375: tabled on 20 July 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 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 WEvolution's recognition as one of Nesta's 2016 New Radicals; notes that it brings people together in its Self-Reliant Groups (SRGs) which are the first of their kind in the UK; further notes that these groups exist across Scotland notably Women @ Work based at St Paul's Church in Provanmill, Glasgow; applauds its innovative use of a south-north model taking learning from India to Scotland; promotes a way of working alongside communities that is based on trust, self-governance and collective endeavour towards entrepreneurship; commends it as a movement of people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their aspirations for a better life for themselves, their families and communities; and recommends that its model is adopted elsewhere throughout the UK to address inequality and empower communities.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.