S4M-00636: Recognising Scotland’s Big Heart for East Africa

03 Aug 2012

S4M-00636 John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (Scottish National Party): That the Parliament congratulates Celtic Football Club and Manchester United Football Club on what it considers to be an outstanding gesture of generosity by raising over £300,000 for Oxfam’s East Africa appeal during the Celtic Legends v Manchester United Legends charity match at Celtic Park on 9 August 2011; commends the over 50,000 football supporters for showing such generosity by attending the match and contributing to the East Africa appeal; recognises the immense work done by Oxfam’s staff and volunteers at the game, and believes that this is a good example of Scottish football having a positive impact on wider society.