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#MILLIONSMISSING SCOTLAND SEPTEMBER 2022- NEW DATE
September 28, 2022 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm BST
Update: Please note that this is the new date for #MillionsMissing Scotland, following its postponement.
Address: The Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP
Join #MEAction Scotland outside the Scottish Parliament to demand more for people with ME.
This will be a smaller, more focussed demonstration than some of our previous #MillionsMissing events, as our aim is to directly engage politicians, rather than awareness raising with the general public as we have done previously. The government has made many promises about support for people with ME, but there are millions of pounds missing from their current commitments. We will be asking for significant, ring-fenced funding to provide specialist services and ongoing care for people with ME in Scotland.
There will still be speakers, performances and space for people with ME to share their stories,including:
* Stuart Murdoch, Belle and Sebastian
* Alec Finlay, artist and poet who wrote Descriptions
* Rachel Roberts and Phill Murray, local musicians.
If you would like to be involved as a speaker or performer at the event, please feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]. The Scottish Parliament have confirmed that anyone attending #MillionsMissing can use the accessible toilets inside the building.
Of course, we know that many of you won’t be able to join us in person and, as always, you will be there with us in spirit. We’re planning a live stream of the event for you to watch along, as well as sharing shorter clips that will be easy for you to share on your own social media.
Whether or not you can join us in person at this year’s #MillionsMissing, you can help to make it a success by emailing your MSPs and asking them to come out, say hello and sign a pledge to support people with ME.
We hope you’re as excited as we are to come together again to demand more for people with ME in Scotland.