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Motion ref. S6M-04458

In Memory of Stuart Russell, 2nd Wishaw Boy's Brigade

Submitted by: Clare Adamson, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Annabelle Ewing, Pam Gosal, Bill Kidd, Monica Lennon, Gillian Mackay, Ruth Maguire, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Sue Webber

That the Parliament notes with great sadness the passing of Stuart Russell, 2nd Wishaw Boy’s Brigade officer; notes that Stuart joined the Boy’s Brigade when he was five years old in 1977; understands that his passions included, his family, Motherwell Football Club and helping young people to achieve their goals and dreams; further understands that Stuart was a talented musician, a keen member of the Wishaw and District Brigade Band for over 30 years, where they won many competitions across the UK; understands that he encouraged many to share his passion of music, teaching others to play percussion and is fondly remembered as being the rock at the heart of the band; praises Stuart for his dedication and commitment to the younger children within the Anchor Boys as well as the Company Section, and offers its condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Stuart Russell, in the wake of his passing.