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Shetlander, Marjolein Robertson, Wins 2022 Scots Speaker of the Year Award

  • Submitted by: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats.
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 04 October 2022
  • Motion reference: S6M-06131

That the Parliament congratulates Marjolein Robertson from Shetland for winning Scots Speaker of the Year at the 2022 Scots Language Awards; understands that Ms Robertson is a comedian and storyteller from Shetland, who draws inspiration in her work from her home in Shetland, and posts popular Shetland word of the day videos online; further understands that the Scots Language Awards were founded in 2019 to celebrate Scots language by the culture, music and arts organisation Stand Up for Trad, in association with Creative Scotland; commends Ms Robertson for her dialect and language work, which enables it to reach new audiences, and wishes her all the best in her career.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Ariane Burgess, Stephanie Callaghan, Maggie Chapman, Jackie Dunbar, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Annabelle Ewing, Pam Gosal, Bill Kidd, Monica Lennon, Douglas Lumsden, Fulton MacGregor, Gillian Mackay, Liam McArthur, Stuart McMillan, Audrey Nicoll, Douglas Ross, Collette Stevenson, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Tess White, Martin Whitfield