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Carers Week 2023

  • Submitted by: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 01 June 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-09185

That the Parliament acknowledges that Carers Week will take place from 5 to 11 June 2023; understands that this year's theme is “Recognising and supporting carers in the community”; notes what it sees as the importance of recognising the work of carers; understands that, in the UK, around 6.5 million people are carers; believes that carers make fundamental contributions to the lives of individuals and communities; further believes that governments must do all that they can to support carers and ensure that their wellbeing is a priority; thanks carers for all that they do, and wishes them a very happy Carers Week.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Maggie Chapman, Foysol Choudhury, Katy Clark, James Dornan, Sharon Dowey, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Craig Hoy, Fiona Hyslop, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Gillian Mackay, John Mason, Liam McArthur, Roz McCall, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Paul O'Kane, Douglas Ross, Alex Rowley, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Mercedes Villalba, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle