The reason for the posting is there is some sort of irony that these two worthy motions ended up beside each other on the motions list.
One, without argument, is more worthy than the other....
S3M-1370 Shirley-Anne Somerville: Put Edinburgh on the Global Monopoly Board—That the Parliament notes that Hasbro, the maker of Monopoly, is making a global edition of the popular board game; backs the campaign by Edinburgh residents to see Scotland’s capital city included on the board; further notes that, on account of its popularity with residents, tourists and travel writers, Edinburgh is one of the 68 worldwide cities being considered for the global board, and encourages all those who want to see Edinburgh included to vote for the city on the monopoly website before voting closes on 29 February 2008.
Supported by: Alasdair Allan, Christine Grahame, George Foulkes, Rob Gibson, Ian McKee, Bashir Ahmad, Stuart McMillan, Bill Kidd, Jamie Hepburn, Gil Paterson
S3M-1369 Pauline McNeill: The Continuing Humanitarian Crisis in the Gaza Strip—That the Parliament expresses its continuing concern about the ongoing blockade of Gaza and the Israeli Government’s decision to begin reducing the electricity supply to 1.5 million Palestinians, including children and innocent civilians, many of whom already live in poverty,
I wonder if Palestine will scrape onto the Hasbro board as Old Kent Road? Or will Israel get involved on the 'Free Parking' slot? (think about it....)