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British Pipe Band Championships In Paisley

EDM number 1357 in 2017-19, proposed by Gavin Newlands on 07/06/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Performing arts.

That this House congratulates Renfrewshire Council and the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association on the successful British Pipe Band Championships held in St James Playing Fields on 19 May for the third year in a row; notes that more than 130 of the world's best pipe bands competed in the first of the summer's major piping events, with over 4,000 pipers and drummers from across the UK, Ireland and as far away as Denmark taking part; commends the great result for Renfrewshire Schools Pipe Band taking part in its first major championship, placing third in its grade; and further notes that the championships will return to Paisley for another three years from 2019 to 2021 as part of the expanded programme of events planned via the legacy of Paisley's UK City of Culture 2021 bid.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Gavin Newlands07/06/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartyProposed
Mhairi Black07/06/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Patricia Gibson07/06/2018North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySeconded
Douglas Chapman07/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown07/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Hannah Bardell07/06/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day08/06/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon11/06/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Chris Law11/06/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald11/06/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
David Simpson12/06/2018Upper BannDUPSigned
David Linden12/06/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens12/06/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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