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East Lothian teachers and personal protection equipment for key workers

EDM (Early Day Motion) 660: tabled on 29 June 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That the House recognises the assiduous efforts of Craft, Design and Technology teachers across East Lothian working together to create thousands of pieces of personal protection equipment in the form of visors, scrubs and masks; notes the initiative on behalf of teachers come from Haddington Knox Academy, North Berwick High School, Preston Lodge High School of Prestonpans, Musselburgh Grammar School and Ross High School of Tranent; further notes that the teachers have created more than 4,500 visors, 60 sets of scrubs and several face masks; highlights the efforts a staff of more than 30 providing equipment to over 120 organisations throughout East Lothian and beyond; futher highlights that the initiative also held a fundraiser that raised more than £9,000 in donations; and thanks the teachers for their innovation, creativity and dedication towards a project that has help keep many frontline NHS staff and keyworkers safe during the pandemic to continue to do their life saving and crucial work.