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35TH ANNIVERSARY OF MARYHILL AND POSSILPARK CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAUX

EDM (Early Day Motion) 698: tabled on 17 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 Maryhill and Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureaux on its 35th anniversary; acknowledges the enormous contribution that it has made to the local community in that time, including responding to 16,711 enquiries and securing £4.6 million of financial gains for clients in 2015; considers that the service represents incredible value in offering free, confidential and impartial advice to local residents on a range of subjects including benefits, debt, housing, employment, consumer and immigration issues among others; commends the excellent work of the many staff and volunteers who have contributed to the success of the service over the last 35 years; recognises that the service is an invaluable lifeline for local residents which is as crucial now as it was when the service first opened in 1981; and wishes Maryhill and Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureaux many more successful years to come.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.