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EDM (Early Day Motion) 788: tabled on 08 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 Hibernian Football Club on opening its doors on Christmas Day for those less fortunate; notes that the club has signalled its intent to provide a welcome home for those among the 4,000 homeless people in Edinburgh and the 40,000 elderly people in Scotland who will face Christmas Day alone; further notes that the game-changer Christmas will see the club provide Christmas lunch for up to 250 people, as well as a range of other activities; and commends the club for recognising the important role that football clubs can play as part of their wider 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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.