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Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust: the volunteer driver service

EDM (Early Day Motion) 83: tabled on 20 January 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the volunteer driver service at the Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust on the occasion of its 21st birthday; recognises the achievements of the volunteer driver service; commends the 104 volunteer drivers who give up their time to drive cancer patients to appointments; notes the important role of the volunteer driver service in reducing the stress and anxiety faced by patients; praises the dedication of the volunteers, who drove patients to 14,430 appointments last year and an average of 80 per day; acknowledges the important role of local charities in providing support to their communities; and wishes the volunteer drivers and patients all the best for the future.