Early day motion 518

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DUNDEE 2023 EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE BID

That this House notes that Dundee's bid proposal to become European Capital of Culture 2023 has been officially submitted; further notes that the bid document includes 110 new projects across the city which capture the true spirit of Scotland as a whole, and showcases the very best of Dundee and the tapestry of culture that exists, including art and design, creative industries, gaming, music and sport; notes that if Dundee is successful in its bid it is estimated that it would bring a £128 million boost to the city's economy and create 1,600 new job opportunities; notes that as the first UNESCO City of Design in the UK and home to a world class Victoria and Albert Museum, Dundee is helping to promote Scotland's culture and design tradition worldwide and strengthening its reputation as an international hub of creative excellence; and congratulates everyone who worked so hard on Dundee's European Capital of Culture 2023 bid and encourages everyone to get behind the bid.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bardell, Hannah Scottish National Party Livingston 21.11.2017
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 20.11.2017
Chapman, Douglas Scottish National Party Dunfermline and West Fife 13.11.2017
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 13.11.2017
Gaffney, Hugh Labour Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 20.11.2017
Gethins, Stephen Scottish National Party North East Fife 21.11.2017
Gray, Neil Scottish National Party Airdrie and Shotts 15.11.2017
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 07.11.2017
Linden, David Scottish National Party Glasgow East 13.11.2017
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 20.11.2017
O'Hara, Brendan Scottish National Party Argyll and Bute 14.11.2017
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 15.11.2017
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 15.11.2017
Thewliss, Alison Scottish National Party Glasgow Central 21.11.2017