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Green Flag Awards for Edinburgh

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1492: tabled on 18 July 2023

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the City of Edinburgh on being awarded 38 Green Flag Awards for its parks and green spaces; notes that this represents over one-third of the awards in Scotland; further notes that Edinburgh is third in the UK for number of Green Flag Awards; further congratulates community and volunteer groups such as Friends of Corstorphine Hill for their award looking after Corstorphine Hill LNR Community Walled Garden; also notes the positive impact of green spaces and parks on biodiversity, mental health and wellbeing; and encourages everyone in Edinburgh to support their award-winning local parks this summer.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.