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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1604: tabled on 10 September 2018

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 notes the work of Gilded Lily, based in Govan, Glasgow, an award-winning Community Interest Company which helps women overcome barriers and become more confident and creative; supports the delivery of its flexible programmes to help women explore, start-up and succeed in enterprise, social enterprise or employment; acknowledges the organisation's milestone of supporting over 350 women at workshops, helping them to build confidence and to achieve success; recognises the efforts of Gilded Lily to create and sell products at its shop, with profits going directly back into the organisation, helping make the enterprise sustainable; thanks Fiona MacNeil, who won the Herald's 2014 Social Entrepreneur of the Year award, and the team on behalf of the women they have supported and helped through their continued commitment and dedication; congratulates Gilded Lily who have helped their clients to identify local barriers in society, such as lack of equality, domestic violence, childcare issues and cultural barriers, and have supported them through enterprise to develop ways of tackling these challenges; and wishes them well with any future support projects and workshops.