Cunninghame South MSP, Ruth Maguire, today lodged a parliamentary motion drawing attention to the excellent and innovative charity work taking place in the community in a joint project between the Games Centre in Irvine and the Trussell Trust foodbank.


The text of the motion is below, and its status can be followed here 


‘That the Parliament commends the Games Centre in Irvine on its innovative use of the augmented-reality craze, Pokémon Go, to develop a Pokémon-themed charity walk; understands that trainers are invited to “bring a tin” to support the Trussell Trust foodbank in exchange for participating in a guided walk around the area’s Pokéstops; congratulates the centre on its recent second successful such event, and wishes it all the best with its future Pokémon charity walks.’