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Commemoration of John Bateman

EDM (Early Day Motion) 558: tabled on 21 October 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commemorates the work of engineer John Bateman who revolutionised the Greater Glasgow Area’s water supply, ridding the city of typhoid and cholera in the 1850s; notes the campaign from East Dunbartonshire group Friends of Milngavie Reservoir and the Institution of Civil Engineers to have Mr Bateman commemorated; understands that a new plaque has been unveiled at Mugdock Reservoir in Milngavie to commemorate Mr Bateman; and thanks all those who continue to pay tribute to John Bateman and the significant contribution he made to the water industry and Greater Glasgow.