Margaret Burgess MSP recently met with North Ayrshire activists from ENABLE Scotland as the Scottish Parliament marked the charity's 60th anniversary.
ENABLE Scotland works with people who have learning
disabilities, and members of the charity took the opportunity of their
visit to parliament to raise with MSPs the pressing issues facing those
requiring ongoing support.
Margaret Burgess told the3towns, “I
was delighted to be able to attend ENABLE Scotland’s 60th anniversary
celebration at the Parliament. It was a real pleasure to see so many
people from communities across Scotland, including North Ayrshire.”
Burgess welcomed a Scottish Parliament motion recognising the rights of
people who have learning disabilities, adding, “I was delighted to wear
my ENABLE Scotland tartan to raise awareness throughout Learning
The SNP MSP for Cunninghame South wished ENABLE Scotland and all its supporters “another successful 60 years”.
Scott, the charity’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “Our anniversary
mission to give every person with a learning disability the choice and
control to live their lives how they choose was again brought into sharp
focus by our recent pilgrimage to the Scottish Parliament.”