House of Commons
RETIREMENT OF ANNE KIDD - VOLUNTARY ACTION EAST RENFREWSHIRE
EDM #1638
Tabled 09 October 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House congratulates Anne Kidd on her retirement as the Chief Executive Officer of Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire (VAER); notes that Anne has devoted 15 years of her life working at VAER to promote fairness and equality throughout the local area, 10 as Chief Executive Officer; acknowledges the work Anne has done championing local volunteers, groups and charities to help build resilient communities, in particular establishing Market Place venues in Barrhead and Newton Mearns, where locals can meet in an accessible venue and participate in local clubs; pays tribute to Anne's work to counter rising loneliness and isolation; wishes Anne every happiness in her retirement; and congratulates her successor, Ruth Gallagher, on her appointment.