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AYRSHIRE COLLEGE KILMARNOCK CAMPUS AND AWARD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 810: tabled on 14 December 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 welcomes the opening of the award-winning Ayrshire College campus in Kilmarnock; notes that the campus was built at the site of the old Johnny Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock, helping to bring life back to an important historical area for the town; congratulates Ayrshire College on being named winner of the Herald Society's Partnership Award; further notes that this was awarded due to the partnership with several organisations which provide encouragement to young people and students to think about positive destinations through the HIVE summer programme, promoting education and welfare of people with physical, sensory and learning disability through sport with Ayrshire Sportsability, help gain engineering apprenticeships for HNC students with Prestwick Aircraft Maintenance Ltd, challenge sectarianism with charity Nil by Mouth and deliver conservation through the Park Life Project with Dean Castle Country Park Ranger Service; recognises the hard work and dedication of the students and staff who made these partnership projects a success; and notes that it was fitting that the new campus was officially opened by the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, on 12 December 2016.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.