The Trades House of Glasgow agreed at a meeting on the 24th May
to donate £5,000 to the victims of the Manchester terrorist
bombing, via the British Red Cross Appeal. The donation will come
from its charitable funds. The House observed a minutes
silence at the start of its meeting.
Deacon Convenor, Keith Brown OBE, said; "Everybody is shocked
and appalled by this terrible outrage. For those affected it
will be life changing as they adjust to the loss of loved ones of
injuries that will take years to recover, if at all. The
least we can do is show practical support for the families and
demonstrate to a fellow historic trading city that we share their
The Trades House, which was established in 1605, is now a
registered charity widely viewed as a centre of excellence in the
administration of trusts and legacies.