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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-24469

National Lottery Award for Baby Loss Retreat

Submitted by: Fulton MacGregor, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Colin Beattie, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Rona Mackay, Mark McDonald, Stuart McMillan, Alex Neil, Gil Paterson, Elaine Smith, David Torrance

That the Parliament congratulates Julie Morrison of Baby Loss Retreat, a charity based in Coatbridge, on being crowned the winner of the charity and community category at the 2021UK-wide National Lottery Awards; recognises the award as a prestigious accolade where judges have awarded this project in recognition of its work in supporting parents and families who have been affected by miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death; notes that the charity provides weekend retreats for bereaved parents, which allows families to grieve while providing counselling and support, which is in greater demand than ever this year; welcomes its goal of expanding its work to be UK-wide, and wishes all at Baby Loss Retreat the very best.