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The Scottish Parliament has endorsed a motion congratulating SGF on the publication of the first-ever Scottish Local Shop Report. The motion was tabled by Gordon MacDonald MSP of the Edinburgh Pentland constituency and has gathered considerable cross-party support, this could result in a members' debate in the chamber.  The report has been developed as part of SGF's ongoing partnership with ACS. MSPs will receive a copy of the report at an event in the Scottish Parliament in January 2016. 

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