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SRUC awarded Queen's Anniversary Prize

EDM (Early Day Motion) 416: tabled on 22 February 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

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

Motion text

That this house celebrates Scotland’s Rural University Campus’ (SRUC) being awarded with the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize; acknowledges that this is the highest form of national recognition open to educational institutions in the UK; commends that the award recognises SRUC’s contribution to animal welfare, veterinary science, education, research and the economy through its world-class Veterinary Services network; appreciates the vital role SRUC plays in the local communities where they have campuses in North East Fife, Edinburgh, Ayrs, Dumfries, Aberdeen, West Lothian and Glasgow; recognises that the campuses’ contributions support 7,300 farmers and livestock keeper members across the UK; and welcomes SRUC growing the UK’s first tertiary model of veterinary teaching and learning to address the critical shortage of vets in this sector.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.