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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-05426

New Charity Support Group Opens in Ayr

Submitted by: Sharon Dowey, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Friday, August 5, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Finlay Carson, Pam Gosal, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament recognises what it sees as the incredible work of Ayr’s Stacey Wheeldon; understands that Stacey has set up a charity support group, Childhood Abuse Support Team, to support survivors of childhood abuse and provide a safe space for those who have experienced childhood trauma to talk; believes that Stacey has set up this group following her own traumatic experience, providing people the space they need to be heard and start their healing process; understands that, on 8 July 2022, Stacey opened a local office and safe space in Ayr where survivors can book in for an appointment; commends Stacey on her positive work, on the back of a difficult time working to support fellow survivors, and wishes her all the best going forward.