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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-04951

Commending the Fundraising Efforts of Stewart Anderson for The Stroke Association

Submitted by: Carol Mochan, South Scotland, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Monday, June 27, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jackie Baillie, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Alexander Burnett, Pam Gosal, Bill Kidd, Paul O'Kane, Colin Smyth, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber

That the Parliament congratulates stroke survivor, Stewart Anderson, for his terrific fundraising efforts for The Stroke Association last month; commends his work of organising a 120-foot abseil for 48 participants near to his home town of Newton Stewart; acknowledges that the group raised over £6,300 for the charity, which will go towards its "Research means everything" campaign to raise vital funds for life-saving stroke research; notes reports that there are around 19,200 stroke survivors in the South of Scotland, and wishes Stewart and the other 48 participants all the very best with future fundraising challenges.