Motions: 9th – 13th March

Motion S4M-12631: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/03/2015
That the Parliament recognises 11 March 2015 as the 11th annual European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism; notes that terrorism is a worldwide issue that can have terrible repercussions for the victims, their families and anyone else affected by these acts; supports the cause of Victim Support Europe, an organisation that assists the victims of terrorism by calling on national and international actors to ensure that victims receive the help and support that they need, as well as many other endeavours; condemns acts of terrorism, and expresses sympathy for any victims that may have been affected.

Motion S4M-12603: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2015
That the Parliament notes that Legacy Week takes place in Glasgow between 9 and 15 March 2015 in which organisations are able to reflect on the achievements and positive impact that were made during the Commonwealth Games last year; further notes that a conference is taking place for Host City Volunteers in order to discuss their accomplishments during the Games and to identify opportunities in the future; considers that Legacy Week is a great way to celebrate the success of Glasgow as a host city and congratulates over 1,000 volunteers who made the Commonwealth Games and other events such a success throughout Glasgow, and looks forward to their continued service in the future.

Motion S4M-12600: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2015
That the Parliament welcomes what it considers the incredible restoration of the Jubilee Gates in Kelvingrove Park; acknowledges that the gates were originally built in 1897 for Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee; recognises that the £147,000 restoration fixed damage to the gates, including to Glasgow’s coat of arms, strengthened the stone columns, added a new coat of paint and gold leaf elements, and recreated electric lanterns in place of the old gas-lit ones, and praises this project for renewing the gates and keeping up the historic importance of the gates and of Kelvingrove Park.

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