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ARGYLL TALKING NEWSPAPERS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 683: tabled on 16 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 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 Argyll Talking Newspapers, the Ardrishaig-based charity which in 2016 is celebrating its 30th anniversary of reading and recording local news for blind and visually impaired people in Argyll and Bute and across the highlands and islands of Scotland; notes that since 1986 tens of thousands of blind and visually impaired people have benefited from this service; commends Argyll Talking Newspaper for providing audio equipment especially adapted for blind and visually impaired people and stroke victims or anyone unable to read a newspaper; and further commends the commitment, dedication and selflessness of the volunteer readers, technical experts, fundraisers and home-bakers who have over three decades kept this important lifeline service going.

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 7 December 2016
Livingston
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 November 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Inverclyde
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 November 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 November 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Glenrothes
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 December 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2016
Dundee West
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2016
New Forest East
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Glasgow South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 16 November 2016
Glasgow East
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Glasgow North East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 November 2016
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 November 2016
North Antrim
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2016
Gordon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 November 2016
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2016
Midlothian
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2016
Leicester East
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.