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THE YOUNG KARERS EAST SUTHERLAND (TYKES)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 460: tabled on 14 September 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 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 Tykes on its recent grant of £10,000 from the Awards for All Scotland funding; recognises that Tykes is a charity which was established to provide information and support to children aged under 18 years of age who have a caring role within their family; notes that the funding will be used to expand the group's existing school drop-in service which provides lunchtime support to young carers who may live in more rural areas and are unable to access drop-in sessions in the Tykes Centre; further notes that the project will enable support to be provided in an additional six schools in the surrounding community; and commends all the volunteers at Tykes who invest their time and hard work to provide fantastic support services and activities for young carers in the local community.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.