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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-00644

Highland Wildlife Park Receives Lottery Funding Award

Submitted by: Jamie Halcro Johnston, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Monday, July 12, 2021

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Miles Briggs, Ariane Burgess, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Kenneth Gibson, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament welcomes the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s award of £1.9 million to the Highland Wildlife Park, near Aviemore; understands that the funding is to be put towards the development of a new visitor centre at the site; notes the immense value of tourism to the fragile rural economy of the Highlands, and looks forward to work on the centre beginning in due course.