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Harry McWhinnie and the Dwarf Sports Association UK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 638: tabled on 18 April 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates eight-year-old Harry McWhinnie from Prestonpans in East Lothian on raising almost £800 for Dwarf Sports Association UK by swimming 62 lengths in an hour; understands that Harry is a member of Musselburgh Amateur Swimming Club, and successfully doubled the number of lengths after completing his first sponsored swim in April 2023 where he swam 34 lengths of a 25 metre pool; commends Harry's fundraising efforts for the Dwarf Sports Association UK charity, for which he exceeded his £100 fundraising target and raised almost £800; notes that Harry will be attending the National Dwarf Games in May 2024, where he can participate in sports such as cycling, hockey, running, swimming; and wishes Harry the very best of luck with his future and any future fundraising efforts.

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