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Bullying Motion, 01/11/12 [S]

Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 1 November 2012 by Roderick Campbell (SNP) on the Spookley Anti-bullying Campaign.

The full text of the motion reads:

That the Parliament congratulates Muddy Boots Farm, near Cupar, on successfully growing what it understands are the first square pumpkins in the UK; believes that the farm is the only place to have grown square pumpkins this year; acknowledges that this work was inspired by the story of Spookley the square pumpkin, which it believes is a popular fictional character in childrenís literature and television; understands that the character promotes an anti-bullying message in the United States through tolerance and acceptance of others, regardless of their appearance; believes that levels of bullying in the United States have been reduced in some areas as a result of this initiative; welcomes the work of the farm and its owner, Treina Samson, in helping to educate children about bullying, and acknowledges that this work ties in with the Scottish Governmentís A National Approach to Anti-bullying for Scotlandís Children and Young People, which was published in 2010.

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