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SHETTLESTON AND PARKHEAD TESCO FOODBANK COLLECTION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 822: tabled on 16 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 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 the Tesco stores at Shettleston and Parkhead in Glasgow East, and the Glasgow foodbanks, on being ranked first and second respectively in their group for their efforts in collecting foodbank donations; notes that Shettleston collected 11,000 meals and Parkhead collected 8,200 meals in their recent #EveryCanHelps campaign; further notes that in many cases it is in the areas where people have the least who give the most to people who have even less; commends the local staff and volunteers for their hard work and kindness; and deplores the need for emergency food aid provision in a modern, rich and developed country.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.