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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S4M-07575


Submitted by: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Supported by: Christian Allard, Colin Beattie, Chic Brodie, Nigel Don, Annabelle Ewing, Jamie Hepburn, Jim Hume, Adam Ingram, Colin Keir, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Mike MacKenzie, Joan McAlpine, Mark McDonald, Christina McKelvie, Anne McTaggart, Nanette Milne, Elaine Murray, Gil Paterson, Dennis Robertson, Mary Scanlon, Kevin Stewart, David Torrance, Jean Urquhart, Maureen Watt, Sandra White

That the Parliament congratulates Ruth Hinks of Cocoa Black in Peebles on becoming the first woman to progress to the World Chocolate Masters to be held in France in October 2013 after becoming the first female winner of the UK World Chocolate Masters in 2012; further congratulates her on becoming the first person to win both UK World Chocolate Master and UK Confectioner of the Year titles; notes that her chocolate-making expertise has been showcased on national television and at various international demonstrations, and wishes her luck for the competition, which is to be held at the Salon du Chocolat Professionnel in Versailles and will showcase professional pastry chefs and chocolate masters from around the world.