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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-00672

Scottish Maritime Museum Funding Award

Submitted by: Ruth Maguire, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Annabelle Ewing ( Registered interest ), Kenneth Gibson, Fiona Hyslop, Bill Kidd, Rona Mackay, Gillian Martin, Stuart McMillan

That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine on being awarded £11,425 from Museums Galleries Scotland as part of the Scottish Government’s initiative, Get Into Summer; understands that this will be used to remove barriers faced by vulnerable families in the area to access a range of family activities over the summer holidays, including craft sessions, storytelling for the under-5s, free entry to its summer festival and workshops based on the Arts Award Discover programme; notes that Museums Galleries Scotland is distributing £417,000 as part of the initiative, which seeks to create opportunities to socialise, play and reconnect for children and young people; congratulates the Maritime Museum on its award, and wishes it every success with its summer events.