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SOUTH AYRSHIRE BEFRIENDING PROJECT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 988: tabled on 28 February 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 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 South Ayrshire Befriending Project on securing a grant of £150,000 from the Big Lottery Fund Scotland; welcomes the valuable work the Project undertakes with disadvantaged young people in South Ayrshire who have limited adult support at home and are affected by issues including poverty, drugs, alcohol or mental health; notes that the much-needed funding will help establish 45 to 55 befriending matches per year, which can last from six months to two years; offers its support for the continuing success of the Project; and recognises the importance of local initiatives that work towards tackling social problems and supporting young people to build better futures for themselves.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.