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Globetrotting Lanarkshire Grandad Raises £50,000 for Diabetes Charity

  • Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 25 May 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-09015

That the Parliament congratulates Hamilton carer, Brian Thomson, on spending the last decade trekking the globe in thrilling adventures to raise money for Diabetes UK; further congratulates the Lanarkshire grandad on raising £50,000 for the charity, following his daughter’s diabetes diagnosis, and recognises that that Brian has completed some remarkable accomplishments over the years, including climbing Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, reaching Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal, trekking the Great Wall of China, completing a 10,000 foot skydive and most recently camping in the Arctic Circle for the Arctic Husky Challenge.

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Foysol Choudhury, Sharon Dowey, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Russell Findlay, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Monica Lennon, Douglas Lumsden, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle