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Dundee City Of Culture Bid 2017

EDM number 792 in 2012-13, proposed by Jim McGovern on 28/11/2012.
Categorised under the topic of Arts.

That this House welcomes the decision of Dundee City Council to bid to become UK City of Culture in 2017; recognises the vibrant cultural scene in Dundee including Dundee Rep, Dundee Contemporary Arts, the McManus Galleries and many other venues; notes the vibrant musical and artistic scene across the city; further notes the contribution made by the University of Dundee, University of Abertay,Dundee and Dundee College; looks forward to theVA at Dundee opening; and wishes the city of Dundee every success in its bid to become UK City of Culture in 2017.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Jim McGovern28/11/2012Dundee WestLabourProposed
Graeme Morrice28/11/2012LivingstonLabourSeconded
Sheila Gilmore28/11/2012Edinburgh EastLabourSeconded
Lindsay Roy28/11/2012GlenrothesLabourSeconded
Menzies Campbell28/11/2012North East FifeLiberal DemocratSeconded
Frank Roy28/11/2012Motherwell and WishawLabourSeconded
Eric Joyce28/11/2012FalkirkLabourSigned
Alan Meale29/11/2012MansfieldLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn29/11/2012Islington NorthLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin29/11/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
John Leech03/12/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
George Galloway03/12/2012Bradford WestRespectSigned
Michael Weir04/12/2012AngusScottish National PartySigned
Katy Clark04/12/2012North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Iain McKenzie04/12/2012InverclydeLabourSigned
Mike Hancock05/12/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell05/12/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Angus Robertson06/12/2012MorayScottish National PartySigned
Pete Wishart06/12/2012Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Eilidh Whiteford06/12/2012Banff and BuchanScottish National PartySigned
Stewart Hosie23/01/2013Dundee EastScottish National PartySigned

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