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OPENING OF THE NEW PITLOCHRY VISITOR CENTRE

That this House celebrates the opening of the new Pitlochry Visitor Centre in Perthshire, a purpose-built facility perched on the banks of the River Tummel which houses an exhibition documenting the unique history of hydro electricity and which showcases the social, environmental and engineering impacts of bringing power to the Highlands; welcomes SSE's £4 million investment in the local community to increase awareness of an important aspect of Scotland's heritage; notes that the centre will be a major tourist and economic boost for Pitlochry and the surrounding area, with the centre, hoping to employ up to 17 members of staff during peak season and draw in more than 88,000 visitors each year; further notes that the centre also boasts a multi-purpose room which will be used as an education centre for organised school visits and will host meetings and small conferences for up to 70 delegates; and encourages the public to visit the centre, which is free to enter, and to enjoy the 60-seat café that will serve fresh local produce with stunning views over the dam and the River Tummel.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 06.03.2017
Donaldson, Stuart Scottish National Party West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 01.03.2017
Gethins, Stephen Scottish National Party North East Fife 02.03.2017
Grady, Patrick Scottish National Party Glasgow North 23.02.2017
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 27.02.2017
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 22.02.2017
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 24.02.2017
McDonald, Stewart Scottish National Party Glasgow South 22.02.2017
McGarry, Natalie INDEPENDENT Glasgow East 21.02.2017
McNally, John Scottish National Party Falkirk 21.02.2017
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 24.02.2017
Monaghan, Paul Scottish National Party Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross 22.02.2017
O'Hara, Brendan Scottish National Party Argyll and Bute 24.02.2017
Salmond, Alex Scottish National Party Gordon 24.02.2017
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 21.02.2017
Thompson, Owen Scottish National Party Midlothian 28.02.2017
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 22.02.2017
Wishart, Pete Scottish National Party Perth and North Perthshire 20.02.2017