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EDM (Early Day Motion) 514: tabled on 07 November 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates I Am Me Scotland on winning Disability Charity of the Year Scotland at the Charity Champion Awards, with this success coming hot on the heels of other recognition at the Diversity Awards and at the Renfrewshire Employability Award ceremony; notes that this Renfrewshire-based group works with Police Scotland, and others, to raise awareness of disability hate crime and tackle the issue of prejudiced attitudes and behaviours; recognises that an estimated 62,000 hate crimes are committed against disabled people each year with the majority of those crimes going unreported; welcomes the brilliant work by the staff and volunteers of I Am Me Scotland in helping to create a society where disabled people are not victimised or bullied; and wishes I Am Me Scotland continued success in 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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.