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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-12022

Magic Breakfast Club Launch

Submitted by: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Kenneth Gibson, Jenny Gilruth, Emma Harper, Bill Kidd, Gordon Lindhurst, Richard Lyle, Fulton MacGregor, Ruth Maguire, Gillian Martin, Joan McAlpine, Ivan McKee, Gil Paterson, Ash Regan, Stewart Stevenson, David Torrance, Sandra White

That the Parliament welcomes the news that Magic Breakfast clubs have now been launched at Broomhouse and St Joseph’s primary schools, which are supported and funded by Amazon UK; understands that employees will also volunteer in the schools to support the running of activities at the clubs to engage with the children; recognises that Amazon UK will also provide funding for Magic Breakfast clubs at a further three schools across Scotland, and commends all those involved with Magic Breakfast for providing healthy breakfasts so that children can focus and improve their educational attainment, which it understands has been evidenced in independent research by the Education Endowment Foundation.