The Access Industry Forum were delighted to see Clare Adamson, SNP MSP for Motherwell and Wishaw, lead the debate in The Scottish Parliament yesterday (15 May) to highlight the first ever No Falls Week. If you missed it, you can watch the recording.

As a No Falls Week partner and voice of the work at height sector, we are extremely grateful to Clare for tabling the motion, and for the cross-party support garnered for the No Falls Foundation and their No Falls Week safe work at height campaign, and wish to extend our thanks to the members who took part in the encouraging debate:

● Tim Eagle – Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party MSP for Highlands and Islands
● Christine Grahame – SNP MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale
● Carol Mochan – Scottish Labour MSP for South Scotland
● Tom Arthur – SNP MSP for Renfrewshire South

We also thank Alison Thewliss, SNP MP for Glasgow Central, for tabling an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons to acknowledge the importance of No Falls Week in making work at height safer, along with the following sponsors and signatories:

● Dr Philippa Whitford – SNP MP for Central Ayrshire
● Chris Law – SNP MP for Dundee West
Ben Lake – Plaid Cymru MP for Ceredigion
● Hywel Williams – Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon
● Rt Hon Liz Saville Roberts – Plaid Cymru MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd
● Chris Stephens – SNP MP for Glasgow South West
● Jim Shannon – Democratic Unionist Party MP for Strangford
● Richard Thomson – SNP MP for Gordon
● Allan Dorans – SNP MP for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
● Rt Hon John McDonnell – Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington
● Christine Jardine – Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West
● Rachael Maskell – Labour (Co-op) MP for York Central