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FIFE WOMEN'S AID

EDM (Early Day Motion) 965: tabled on 22 February 2017

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 commends the dedication of Fife Women's Aid (FWA) in supporting women, children and young people across Fife who are experiencing domestic abuse; understands that staff and volunteers provide refuge accommodation, support, group work, information, advocacy, counselling, befriending, family work, court support and an emergency out-of-hours service; further understands, from figures given in the FWA Report 2015-16, that FWA supported 1,061 women through the Women's Support Service, that 129 women and 120 children accessed refuge in Fife during this 12 month period and that 317 children and young people accessed the Children and Young People Service; recognises that FWA work hard to sustain frontline services and to meet the needs of its service users and the requirements of its funders in a challenging economic climate; and wishes FWA all the very best for the future.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.