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VOICEBOX JOKE COMPETITION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1127: tabled on 29 March 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 recognises the importance of communication skills and confidence-building in improving the life chances, self esteem and opportunities for young people; understands the value of joke-telling in enhancing these attributes; applauds the work of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Communication Trust in harnessing this enjoyable method of communication development; and wholeheartedly congratulates the excellent finalists Colm Donnelly, of St Cadoc's Primary School and Cameron Ross of Renton Primary School; and is delighted by the success of the outstanding winner and funniest child in the country, Sam Harrison of Giffnock Primary School.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.