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By Office Admin Team

The following motion was submitted by Bob Doris MSP today in support of Stay Safe Afternoon Teas in North Glasgow


That the Parliament welcomes the North Glasgow Afternoon Tea initiative, funded by both the Scottish Government and the Big Lottery Fund, which commences on 3 June 2020; notes that this will initially see older residents in over 100 households receive a traditional afternoon tea, with bread provided by McGhee's bakers, cakes, scone with clotted cream and jam; acknowledges the partnership working between ng homes, Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, as well as the crucial role played by the Possilpark-based, Possobilities; welcomes that afternoon teas will be delivered to three retirement complexes, as well as individuals in the wider community, in a bid to tackle social isolation and support emotional wellbeing of many who will have been shielding for several weeks; looks forward the roll-out of these "stay safe" teas to around 600 people over the next few weeks, with additional support from Partick Thistle Charitable Trust and Progrez, and offers its thanks to all those involved, and most importantly the residents of north Glasgow who are staying at home during such challenging times.

You can read more motions submitted by Bob online at the Scottish Parliament website

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