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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-00733

Kilwinning Woman's Meaningful Contribution in Her Community

Submitted by: Ruth Maguire, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Rona Mackay, Gillian Martin, Stuart McMillan, Paul Sweeney

That the Parliament congratulates Kilwinning’s Jenny Trot on being given the opportunity to host a stall in the department store, John Lewis, in Glasgow for a week in August 2021 for her candle business, Mecoco; understands that Jenny set up Mecoco after realising that there were not many job opportunities for disabled people in Ayrshire; further understands that Mecoco stands for Meaningful Contribution in your Community, and that it provides an opportunity for disabled and non-disabled young people to work making the candles to sell; acknowledges that the enterprise is celebrating two years in business, and has a base in Dalry where customers can go along and see the team at work; congratulates Jenny on her inspirational business idea, and wishes her and the team every success in August at John Lewis.