Councillor Jemima Laing

Title: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Party: Labour

Ward: Stoke

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Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Council House
Plymouth City Council
Armada Way


Mobile:  07876 367569

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 27/07/2018 -

Additional Information

Community Grants 2019/20


June - 19


Plymouth Pride 2019 Crowdfunder. http://https//


Jul -19


Special Olympics 2019 as part of the Mayflower 400 celebrations


Stiltskin Arts & Theatre Company- To install an emergency pull cord alarm in their new disabled toilet.


Aug - 19


To support with providing the Managers of the Railway Beacon YFC with First Aid training.


Respect Festival 14th September 2019 - the event's 21st birthday party, bringing the city's diverse communities together to celebrate our differences and commonalities through, music, food and dance.


To stage a Mayflower 400 event in the Minster Church of St Andrew. Funds will go towards staging the


Sept - 19


To support North Plymouth Youth Project with purchasing of food and practical cooking utensils to enable them to provide support and guidance around parenting, personal emotional and practical support for parents with young children.


Oct - 19


Defibrillator for Plymouth Petanque Club


Jan - 20


To provide support with the purchase of wooden kitchen equipment for the toddlers to enjoy at the toddler group in the Stoke ward.


To contribute towards the hire of a venue for Respect Festival


Feb - 20


To support Operation Emotion's weekly support group and educational programmes for adult male survivors of sexual abuse in Plymouth.


Care leavers party facilitated by Eat that Frog.


To contribute to the cost of a minibus for Stuart Road Primary School


Support Central Park Parkrun by providing start-up funding and make the event accessible to all whilst promoting health and wellbeing.


Money to provide books for a pupil reward scheme


This is a contribution towards the cost of topsoil for the Rectory Residents Communal Garden area. The residents of the Rectory Road area will largely be the beneficiaries


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Community Grants Scheme 2018/19



To provide a contribution towards a shed for the Swarthmore Allotments




Contribution towards a gate as part of the community project by Rectory Residents Association Stoke Ward.


To contribute towards the Snapdragons project in the Stoke Ward.




To provide funds to the Annual Fostering Awards of Excellence on 01/03/2019.


To contribute towards providing portaloos at the St Levan Park Community Fun Day in July.




To help St Keyham Scout Group develop a formally unused and overgrown area in their grounds into an outdoor classroom with artificial grass and extended canopy.




 To the Stoke Traders and Residents Association towards the costs of their summer fun day.


To help St Barnabas on Albert Road in Stoke buy a fridge freezer for storing food they provide on Open Church Tuesdays.


Exim Dance Company to support their female youth dance provision programme for those aged between 12-16 years. The groups have been set up for young girls that suffer from social isolation, mental health, lack of confidence, deprivation and disadvantaged backgrounds and to increase community activities in the chosen areas. The programme seeks to provide them with a safe space to come together weekly, build on confidence, leadership and employability skills and to partake in accredited dance leaderships courses.


Support the Platform 50 Crowd funder.


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