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Jim Ralston of the 1st Loanhead Boys Brigade

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1699: tabled on 25 March 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House gives its sincere and heartfelt thanks to Jim Ralston for his twelve years of service as Captain of the 1st Loanhead Boys Brigade and his many years of selfless voluntary work on behalf of them, as well as the local community; recognises Jim as a towering figure of the community whose outstanding and unwavering commitment to the Boys Brigade principles of obedience, reverence, discipline and self-respect has undoubtedly had a profound positive impact on the lives of countless children and young people over the years; notes that Jim has been instrumental in Boys Brigade activities such as competitions, awards and fundraising both in the local community and beyond, including through Project Stedfast, a Boys Brigade charity project which has led to the building of St Andrews School and Disabled Centre in Oloolua Ngong, Kenya; further notes that this serves as an example of Jim’s hard-working and selfless nature, compassion for struggling and disadvantaged young people around the world and strength in leadership; and, following Jim’s decision to step down as Captain, warmly wishes him all the very best for the future.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.