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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-02647

Denis Law Legacy Trust Streetsport Programme

Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, December 23, 2021

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Finlay Carson, Natalie Don, Sharon Dowey, Jackie Dunbar, Russell Findlay, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber, Tess White

That the Parliament congratulates the Denis Law Legacy Trust’s successful Streetsport programme, in partnership with Robert Gordon University, which, it understands, is helping hundreds of young people in Aberdeen; understands that the programme currently offers nine different sessions per week around Aberdeen, where youngsters can get involved in a wide range of free sport and creative activity to help boost their confidence and their mental health; further understands that this programme received a £10,000 grant from NHS Grampian Endowment Fund, which helps to allow these safe spaces to be offered to young people to engage in activities; applauds what it sees as this fantastic programme, which recently recorded its busiest ever quarter in getting younger people active, and hopes that this great work can continue into the future.