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Edinburgh Mela

EDM number 268 in 2017-19, proposed by Christine Jardine on 05/09/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage and Performing arts.

That this House recognises the work undertaken by Edinburgh Mela to produce a festival of music, dance and arts which celebrates Scotland's diverse culture; acknowledges the role of the stakeholders that support the Mela; considers Edinburgh Mela to be vital to cultural life in Edinburgh; notes the disappointment of Edinburgh Mela's cancellation in 2016; welcomes its successful return in 2017; and calls on the Government to commit to providing a platform for BAME artists and performers.

This motion has been signed by a total of 7 MPs.

Christine Jardine05/09/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratProposed
David Linden06/09/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon06/09/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Martyn Day07/09/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens12/09/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Patrick Grady13/09/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Stephen Gethins25/10/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned

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