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ARE YOU ABLE TO PREVENT GROOMING AND ABUSE SEMINAR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 879: tabled on 24 January 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 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 is deeply concerned about cases of child abuse in football; thanks Armadale Community Football club, the charity Enough Abuse UK and former footballer Andy Woodward for helping to raise awareness of child abuse via the seminar Are you able to prevent grooming and abuse?; notes that Armadale Community Football Club is the first football club in Scotland to put on such an event in conjunction with Enough Abuse UK, a charity aiming to reduce incidents of Child Sexual Abuse via education; further notes the bravery shown by Andy Woodward in speaking out about the abuse he suffered as a child at Crewe Alexandra; and recognises the importance of education in ensuring that perpetrators of such abuse are caught quickly.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.