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EDM (Early Day Motion) 609: tabled on 28 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 recognises the generosity of Joan Muir for gifting a rare collection of the complete works of Robert Burns in braille to the University of Glasgow; commends Bill Nolan, the Irvine Burns Club Secretary, for his part in the decision to offer the collection in perpetuity to the University's Centre for Robert Burns where they shall be preserved and more importantly, utilised; honours the importance of braille history and Ms Muir's and Mr Nolan's significant role in furthering braille accessibility and education to the blind community; and celebrates the enjoyment of Robert Burns' poetry and philosophy.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.