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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-24448

Jimmy Cunningham Retirement

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Kenneth Gibson, Christine Grahame, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Alison Harris, James Kelly, Bill Kidd, Monica Lennon, Gordon Lindhurst, Jenny Marra, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Oliver Mundell, Alex Rowley, Anas Sarwar, John Scott, Elaine Smith, Liz Smith, Colin Smyth, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Sandra White, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament understands that Jimmy Cunningham will be retiring at the end of this parliamentary session; thanks Jimmy for his years of service since 1999 when the Parliament was established, firstly as a Royal Mail contractor, until February 2005 when the service was brought in-house; recognises that Jimmy is always a friendly face and makes everyone feel welcome at the Parliament; acknowledges that Jimmy is widely respected by Members and colleagues throughout the building; is sorry that it will not be possible to say goodbye in person, but hopes to see Jimmy back in the Parliament when restrictions allow; believes that Jimmy will be missed at the Parliament, and wishes him all the best in his retirement.