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The Branch recieved the following from Mary Fee MSP West Scotland


Dear sir/madam,


Please find below a copy of a motion that I recently submitted in the Scottish Parliament which has achieved cross-party support.


Motion Number: S5M-03317

Date Lodged: 10th January 2017

Title: Kirkintilloch Seagull Trust


Motion Text: That the Parliament commends the work of Seagull Trust Cruises, which has been providing free cruises on Scotland's canals for people with special needs on its specially equipped boats since 1978 nationally, and since 1983 at its Kirkintilloch branch; notes that the charity is run entirely by volunteers who use their free time to run and maintain the boats; recognises that Seagull Trust Cruises relies entirely on donations and funds raised from souvenir sales to continue providing this wonderfully unique experience, and recognises the success of the charity in hosting over 27,000 passengers since its establishment, with 2,823passengers enjoying a trip on Scotland's canals in 2016.


Supported by: Stuart McMillan, Colin Beattie, David Torrance, Richard Lyie, Jeremy Balfour, Bill Kidd, Margaret Mitchell, Fulton MacGregor, Gil Paterson, Clare Adamson, Angus MacDonald, Alexander Bumett, Gillian Martin.