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Abused Men in Scotland National Lottery funding

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1059: tabled on 10 March 2022

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

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

Motion text

That this House congratulates Abused Men in Scotland on being awarded £177,257 in grant funding from the National Lottery Community Fund; notes that the group will use the funding to implement a new community-focussed delivery model supporting men in Scotland who are experiencing domestic abuse, providing a further 49 hours’ cover on their helpline; further notes that they will also recruit an additional 10 helpline support volunteers, with 15 Local Hero volunteers to be recruited throughout Scotland to deliver outreach and build connections in their local areas; applauds Abused Men in Scotland for their work to support men who have been victims of domestic abuse through their helpline and campaigning work; recognises the sterling work done by the National Lottery Community Fund to distribute funding on behalf of National Lottery players who raise more than £30 million each week for good causes throughout the UK; welcomes the awarding of £588.2 million of funding last year alone; and encourages projects and organisations to apply for grants whether large or small.