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Comfort Teddies

I am happy to support the comfort teddies initiative which is an admirable approach to helping children who've been through Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Meeting with US Judges

Yesterday Margaret, along with other members of the Justice Committee, met with Judge Victoria Pratt, former Chief Judge of Newark Municipal Court, Newark, New Jersey and Judge Ginger Learner-Wren, County Court Judge, Broward County, Florida.

Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal

This month is the Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal and ahead of the celebration in Parliament last week, I popped in to the Hamilton Marie Curie shop.

I was delighted to meet with store manager Lorna and her team and to hear how well the shop is doing.

Scottish Police Federation 100th anniversary

I was delighted to lodge a motion congratulating Scottish Police Federationon their 100th anniversary.

Motion S5M-15980: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019

Scottish Police Federation's 100th Anniversary

Justice Committee looking at elder abuse

As the below article highlights, this morning I and the rest of the Justice Committee are hearing from a range of organisations about what needs to be done to tackle the serious issue of elder abuse in Scotland.

 

 

Lanarkshire Occupational Therapy Discussed in Holyrood

Central Scotland MSP, Margaret Mitchell, recently met with Occupational Therapists at Burnbank Medical Centre who are participating in a pilot scheme which aims promote earlier intervention and preventative care.

MSP Meets with Modern Studies pupils

Central Scotland MSP Margaret Mitchell was delighted to meet with some of Hamilton College’s Modern Studies Advanced Higher pupils on Friday (7 Dec).

The pupils have all chosen their topics for their dissertations.

MSP Praises Larkhall Lighthouse

On Friday 16th November, Central Scotland MSP Margaret Mitchell visited Larkhall Christians Together’s Lighthouse Centre.

The Lighthouse is situated in the old Credit Union building which lay empty before the Larkhall group gave the building a new lease of life.