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Joan Guénault's 50 years service to Samaritans

EDM (Early Day Motion) 214: tabled on 27 June 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates 50 years of Lancaster Samaritans and particularly commends Joan Guénault, a founder member of the branch, for her five decades of commitment to this charity; notes that in her 50 years’ service, Joan has not only taken between 8,000 and 10,000 calls but has also contributed to the smooth running and good reputation of the Lancaster branch, the north west region, and Samaritans as a whole; further congratulates Joan on receiving the Platinum Champion Award and welcomes her continued commitment to supporting others and in particular distressed callers; and commends the work of the Samaritans who are trained to actively listen to callers and support them as they themselves find a glimmer of a way forward.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.