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All Roads Lead to Rome Fundraising Event to Raise Funds for My Name'5 Doddie Foundation

  • Submitted by: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 06 March 2024
  • Motion reference: S6M-12422

That the Parliament commends the Needing a Northerly team for the All Roads Lead to Rome fundraising event to raise funds for My Name'5 Doddie Foundation, which raises awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and funds vital research into the disease; understands that former Scotland captain, Rob Wainwright, set the challenge, All Roads Lead to Rome 2024, encouraging teams of cyclists across the UK to cycle across Europe and reach Rome on 8 March, ahead of the Scotland v Italy Six Nations match on 9 March 2024; understands that the Needing a Northerly team consists of four Scottish cyclists, including  Anthony Stodart, Chris Lockett, James Fisher and Aberdeenshire West constituent, Mark Morriss, who will be supported by seven others; further understands that the team will be cycling 1,650 miles and 71,400ft of ascent, which is the equivalent of two Mount Everests, from North Berwick Rugby Club on 3 March to Rome on 8 March; notes that Rob's core team, which includes rugby legends, Stuart Hogg and Gordon D’arcy, will be carrying the match ball for the Scotland v Italy Six Nations match on 9 March, and wishes both teams and all of those taking part in the event, a successful journey.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Jackson Carlaw, Bob Doris, Sharon Dowey, Jackie Dunbar, Annabelle Ewing, Russell Findlay, Meghan Gallacher, Kenneth Gibson, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Liam McArthur, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Audrey Nicoll, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Kevin Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle

Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-12422.1

All Roads Lead to Rome Fundraising Event to Raise Funds for My Name'5 Doddie Foundation - Amendment - Amendment

Submitted by: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date lodged: Thursday, March 14, 2024

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Monday, January 1, 0001