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Scottish Racing's Annual Review 2016

EDM number 202 in 2017-19, proposed by John Lamont on 18/07/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Employment, Sports and Tourism.

That this House welcomes the publication of Scottish Racing's Annual Report 2016; notes that the report indicates that racing generated £302 million in Scotland in 2016, sustaining 3,430 full-time equivalent jobs and that there were 300,200 attendances at race meetings; further notes the significant local economic impact of Scotland's racecourses at Kelso, Ayr, Hamilton Park, Perth and Musselburgh; believes that the report confirms the substantial and welcome contribution racing makes to the Scottish economy and as a key part of our cultural, sporting and tourism offering; and wishes all involve in the racing sector continued success in the years ahead.

This motion has been signed by a total of 5 MPs.

John Lamont18/07/2017Berwickshire, Roxburgh and SelkirkConservativeProposed
Conor McGinn18/07/2017St Helens NorthLabourSeconded
Alan Brown19/07/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law20/07/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
David Linden05/09/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded

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