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EDM number 538 in 2017-19, proposed by Carol Monaghan on 14/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage and Performing arts.

That this House celebrates the accomplishments of the Royal National Mòd 2017 and congratulates the organisers, An Comunn Gaidhealachd, on the success of the 2017 Mòd Lochaber; recognises that this year was the 125th anniversary of the very first Mòd which was held in Oban; acknowledges the record entry of 3,600 competitors; further recognises BBC Alba's coverage of the event and promotion of the Gàidhlig language; calls on the Government to nominate traditional Scottish Gàidhlig singing to UNESCO for inclusion in the urgent need of safeguarding list; thanks the An Comunn Gaidhealachd staff and volunteers for their great efforts in running the event; notes that the event creates an economic benefit of between £2.5 and £3 million for the host area; and wishes the Mòd success in next year's event in Dunoon.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

Carol Monaghan14/11/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartyProposed
Ian Blackford14/11/2017Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySeconded
Deidre Brock14/11/2017Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySeconded
Stewart McDonald14/11/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Gavin Newlands14/11/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown14/11/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Lisa Cameron14/11/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman14/11/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens14/11/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Brendan O'Hara14/11/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil14/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon15/11/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Chris Law15/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Liz Saville Roberts15/11/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Martyn Day15/11/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Jonathan Edwards15/11/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Hugh Gaffney20/11/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Hannah Bardell21/11/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins21/11/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss21/11/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
David Linden27/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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