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EDM (Early Day Motion) 716: tabled on 23 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 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 commends all volunteers in youth organisations who give freely of their time to provide the best start in life for so many young people; records, in particular, its thanks to the many volunteers who have helped sustain the 278 Netherlee Boys' Brigade throughout the 80 years since its foundation in November 1936; and notes with interest the recent study conducted by Edinburgh University, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, which found that participating in such organisations, long known to have a positive effect on well-being in the short-term, may also be a cost-effective approach to maintaining well-being into adult life.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.