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Thomas Haslam and the Chief Scout’s Commendation for Meritorious Conduct

EDM (Early Day Motion) 780: tabled on 21 May 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Thomas Haslam, a Cub Young Leader in Inverness, on being awarded the Chief Scout’s Commendation for Meritorious Conduct in recognition of his assistance at the scene of a serious road traffic collision at age 16; recognises that Thomas performed life-preserving first aid, learned through Scouting, to a critically injured patient and continued to help when the Scottish Ambulance Service arrived; acknowledges the praise from Stuart Abel, an Advanced Practitioner in Critical Care and Team Lead for the Scottish Ambulance Service Prehospital Immediate Care & Trauma Team in Inverness, who commended Thomas’s quick thinking and intervention as part of the clinical team at the scene; and wishes Thomas every success in his future career.