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Dundee 2023 European Capital Of Culture Bid

EDM number 518 in 2017-19, proposed by Chris Law on 07/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage and Europe.

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.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Chris Law07/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartyProposed
Douglas Chapman13/11/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySeconded
David Linden13/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day13/11/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Brendan O'Hara14/11/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon15/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Neil Gray15/11/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens15/11/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Hugh Gaffney20/11/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown20/11/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell21/11/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins21/11/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss21/11/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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