Motion ref. S5M-24458
UEFA Recognition for Bankies Access Work for Disabled People
Submitted by: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Supported by: Colin Beattie, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Fulton MacGregor, Mark McDonald, Stuart McMillan, Pauline McNeill, David Torrance, Sandra White
That the Parliament commends the efforts of Clydebank Football Club on the recent improvements made to its Holm Park ground, for disabled supporters; notes that there has been an addition of a covered enclosure at Holm Park for disabled fans, along with an accessible toilet, and that improved signage and better parking have been implemented; further notes that the work being undertaken is part of the Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CARE) initiative; acknowledges that Clydebank FC has recently received praise from UEFA, the European football governing body, for the improvements to its ground; understands that the work is part of the club's efforts to secure its full Scottish FA licence; recognises the effort of the club to become more inclusive, and wishes it success for its future.