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SCOTTISH VETERANS FUND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 522: tabled on 11 October 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 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 welcomes the announcement at the 2016 Armed Forces and Veterans Champions Annual Gathering, held in Glasgow on 10 October 2016, that veterans and ex-service charities in Scotland are to be supported by £600,000 over the next three years from the Scottish Veterans Fund to address a wide range of issues, including employability, housing, befriending and wellbeing; is pleased to note that this funding includes a £240,000 contribution from Standard Life for projects to assist veterans' employment; and records its appreciation that the Scottish Veterans Fund, established by the Scottish Government in 2008, has already invested more than £830,000, and supported 125 projects, providing advice, help and support to the thousands of veterans who leave the armed forces and settle in Scotland each year.

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.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 October 2016
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 October 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 October 2016
West Dunbartonshire
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 October 2016
North East Fife
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2016
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 November 2016
Glenrothes
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 October 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 October 2016
Dundee West
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 18 October 2016
New Forest East
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 October 2016
Glasgow South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 25 October 2016
Glasgow East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2016
Glasgow North West
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 October 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 January 2016
Belfast East
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2016
Gordon
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 October 2016
Upper Bann
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 October 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2016
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.