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UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW SETTLEMENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1586: tabled on 05 September 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the University of Glasgow Settlement and its recent Exhibition celebrating its legacy and connection with student social action; notes that the Settlement was founded in 1897 by female students, graduates and employees of Queen Margaret College as part of the Settlement Movement which focused on closing the gap between the educated elite and the disadvantaged in society; recognises that the Settlement has pioneered innovative responses to changing social needs for over 100 years; understands that the Settlement started the first school for people with disabilities in 1901, developed formal courses in the School of Social Study and Training in 1912 and provided advice on matters relating to social security which evolved into the Citizens Advice Bureau; further notes the legacy that has developed where current students are selected for Find a Solution summer internships in third sector organisations; appreciates the students who have applied their knowledge gained on their academic courses to provide recommendations based on their research; believes this to be an experience where students can understand the commitment needed to see change in their local community; and wishes the Settlement and students all the best for the Exhibition and future projects.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.