Paisley’s Olympic Sport

GeorgeGeorge lodged the following motion at parliament.

Success in Paisley’s Olympic Sport 

That the Parliament congratulates the GB men’s and women’s curling teams on reaching the final and semi-finals respectively at the 2014 Winter Olympics; recognises the efforts of the team members and everybody else involved with this achievement; considers that curling is Paisley’s Olympic sport as the first written record of a curling match was in 1540 by John McQuhin, a notary from the town; understands that this game took place on the White Cart, which is a natural weir in the heart of the town, and was between John Sclater, a monk from Paisley Abbey, and Gavin Hamilton, a representative of the Abbot at the Hamills; notes what it sees as the continued high standard of curling in Scotland, and looks forward to continued success in the sport.


Ninth Consecutive Title for Kelburne Hockey Club

webGeorge lodged the following motion to recognise another successful season by the Men’s Hockey squad.

Motion S4M-06395: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2013

Ninth Consecutive Title for Kelburne Hockey Club

That the Parliament congratulates Kelburne Hockey Club on retaining the Scottish Men’s National Division One title for the ninth consecutive year and commends everyone involved with the Paisley club on its continued dominance of hockey in Scotland, while providing the most players from any club for the Scottish national team.


Paisley Pirates Win Hockey League

George lodged the following Parliamentary Motion congratulating our very own Paisley Pirates on winning the SNL.


Paisley Pirates Clinch the SNL
That the Parliament congratulates the Paisley Pirates ice hockey team on beating the Belfast Giants 17-6 to clinch the Scottish National League (SNL); notes that the team, which was founded in 1946, is one of the UK’s oldest; believes that Paisley Pirates is one of the major players in UK and Scottish ice hockey; notes however that this is only the team’s third season in the SNL; commends all the staff, players and supporters of this fan-owned club on what it sees as this terrific achievement, and hopes that the team can build on 2013’s success and continue to be one of Scotland’s best ice hockey teams.