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East Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau 50th anniversary

EDM (Early Day Motion) 485: tabled on 23 September 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates East Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau on reaching its 50th Anniversary; acknowledges that the charity, which offers free, confidential and independent advice to local people on any problem, has been serving East Renfrewshire since opening its doors on 1 November 1971; echoes the words of Rory Mair, chair of Citizens Advice Scotland, who described this as an extraordinary milestone for East Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau and truly humbling to think of all the people in the area who have been helped by the efforts of current staff and volunteers, and their predecessors; recognises that East Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau is a valued member of the Citizens Advice family in Scotland and respected by local elected members and other stakeholders; and extends best wishes to Citizens Advice Bureau manager Teresa O’Hara and all concerned with the Bureau, who remain focused on the job of helping people in East Renfrewshire.