Early day motion 37

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LEICESTER'S BID FOR UK CITY OF CULTURE 2017

That this House welcomes the initial bid by Leicester to become the UK's City of Culture for 2017; notes it is a city of festivals with the largest celebration of Diwali outside of India and festivals for Eid, Vaisakhi and St George's Day; further notes that Leicester has many cultural attractions, an exciting creative and cultural quarter, famous theatres such as the Haymarket and Curve, and the Space Centre; further notes that Leicester is a city of brilliant diversity, culture and language; and calls on the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to give the city the title of City of Culture 2017.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Ashworth, Jonathan Labour Party Leicester South 08.05.2013
Havard, Dai Labour Party Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney 05.06.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 09.05.2013
Kendall, Liz Labour Party Leicester West 08.05.2013
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 08.05.2013