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Briggs Visits 44th Braid Marchmont St Giles Beaver Colony

News Release from Miles Briggs MSP:

Briggs Visits 44th Braid Marchmont St Giles Beaver Colony

Miles Briggs last week visited the 44th Braid Marchmont St Giles Beaver Colony, answering questions from enthusiastic young Beavers, to help them get their My World Challenge Badge. Miles enjoyed meeting all of the Beavers and thought that they asked very interesting questions. The questions from the Beavers included:

“Do you think that Boris Johnson will be our next prime minister?”

“What does it feel like being an MSP?”

“Are you going to support private schools?”

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Title: 44th Braid Marchmont St Giles Beaver Colony

Motion:

That the Parliament commends the good work of the 44th Braid Marchmont St Giles Beaver Colony; understands that the colony is one of Scotland’s newest Beaver colonies, having formed in March 2017 with 6 Beavers at Marchmont St Giles Church, Edinburgh and that after 8 months it has grown to 20 Beavers, representing 4 local schools, with both boys and girls; is aware that the Colony undertakes a full programme of Scout Association badges including the My World Challenge Badge which has seen it engage with local elected representatives; is further aware that it is ‘twinned’ with the Al-Maarifa Scout Association in Baghdad, Iraq, and regularly exchanges messages and pictures with them; considers that the Colony is an important part of the ever-growing Scout Association in the UK, and pays tribute to the outstanding efforts and dedication of the volunteers and parents who underpin this Colony and all other groups which are part of the Scout movement in the UK which offers such valuable, educational and enjoyable experiences to our young people.

Miles Briggs