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EDM (Early Day Motion) 233: tabled on 20 July 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Night Ministry on being awarded £8,000 from the Asda Foundation; notes that Night Ministry, a volunteer-led organisation based in Dundee, aims to provide care and compassion to rough sleepers throughout the local area, operates an outreach support vehicle equipped with hot drinks, food, warm clothing, hats, gloves, sleeping bags and duvets, reaches out nightly and early in the morning in a bid to help as many people possible that are sleeping rough; further notes the £8,000 donation from the Asda Foundation has helped the group extend its work through Dundee and the surrounding area by investing in a much needed van, fitted with seating and a table, microwave, kettle, heater and a sink with hot and cold water and extra storage for emergency supplies; and commends the work of Night Ministry for helping improve the conditions of people sleeping rough.