S4M-05794: Scotland Sets New Commonwealth Games Record Already

01 Mar 2013

S4M-05794 John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (Scottish National Party): That the Parliament warmly welcomes the news that Glasgow 2014 has set a new record for the number of people offering to be volunteers at a commonwealth games, with 50,811 people coming forward to offer their services, which is more than the Melbourne 2006 and Manchester 2002 Games; notes with interest that the organisers have said that 61% of applicants were female and that people applied from across the world, and wishes the organising team and applicants well for the interview process.