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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-00703

Mayfield and Easthouses Development Trust (MAEDT) Opens Community Food Pantry

Submitted by: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Friday, July 16, 2021

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Natalie Don, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Christine Grahame, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan

That the Parliament congratulates the Mayfield and Easthouses Development Trust (MAEDT) on the successful opening of its Community Food Pantry; understands that the pantry offers a membership programme to all local residents; recognises the measures taken by MAEDT to remove the stigma of food banks, and the longer-term support it aims to offer local people through the pantry; welcomes this brilliant initiative for the local community; thanks MAEDT for its hard work and wishes it well going forward.