House of Commons
JOHN VAUGHAN - AWARD OF GOLD MEDAL OF HONOUR FROM THE CITY OF B?BLINGEN
EDM #1803
Tabled 05 November 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House congratulates Mr John Vaughan of Letham, Fife, on receiving the Gold Medal of Honour from the City of Böblingen, Germany; notes that the award is in recognition of decades of commitment to the town twinning links between Böblingen and Glenrothes; commends in particular his work on behalf of the triennial Youth Olympiad which sees over 1,000 young people from seven countries compete in a wide variety of sports; records its thanks to all the volunteers who have supported the town twinning relationship over the last 47 years; and commends the town twinning movement more generally for its work in fostering social, sporting, ecumenical and cultural links between peoples of different nations.