S4M-08005: Julie McElroy Champions Commonwealth Parasports

That the Parliament congratulates Julie McElroy, from Jordanhill in Glasgow, on being one of only 10 people chosen to carry the Commonwealth Games Baton at Buckingham Palace prior to it setting out on a tour of the 70 nations and territories that will send competitors to the Games and containing the Queen’s message to the citizens of the Commonwealth; notes that Julie, who was born with cerebral palsy and profound deafness, was chosen to represent the people taking part in the parasports events, and understands that she was proud to have been a part of the launch of an event that will benefit disabled and non-disabled athletes from across Scotland and the Commonwealth.

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