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Scottish Parliament's Andrew Welsh Receives 2010 Family Values Award

The Scottish Parliament’s Andrew Welsh recently received the 2010 Scottish Family Values Award at a ceremony inside the Scottish Parliament. Welsh was recognized for his support of family values and extensive public service.

“The old taboos and disciplines have been challenged; even the word ‘family’ now has multiple meanings,” Welsh said. “We now live in a very different society from the mid-20th century environment into which I was born with, as my immediate family, my mother, father, brothers and sister and with grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles as the wider family — all of whom had a role to play in the upbringing and well-being of children, and that is what families are all about.”

The Family Values Award has been presented for several years to recognize those who promote and defend the family unit.

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