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500th Anniversary Of The Royal Burgh Of Auchtermuchty

EDM number 65 in 2017-19, proposed by Stephen Gethins on 27/06/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Cultural heritage.

That this House notes the 500th anniversary of Auchtermuchty being made a Royal Burgh by the publication of a Royal Charter on 25 May 1517 by King James V of Scotland; further notes the Royal Charter gave the town the right to hold fairs and markets; notes the town's proud industrial heritage of linen works and metal casting; is impressed by the contribution to the arts by Auchtermuchty, including providing inspiration for the Scots poem The wife of Auchtermuchty and being the home town of Charlie and Craig Reid of The Proclaimers; commends the members of the Muchty 500 group that, alongside the Auchtermuchty Community Association, organised community-based celebrations; and looks forward to the next 500 years of history in Auchtermuchty.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Stephen Gethins27/06/2017North East FifeScottish National PartyProposed
Jim Shannon28/06/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jim Cunningham28/06/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Martyn Day28/06/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens28/06/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Patrick Grady29/06/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Brendan O'Hara29/06/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman29/06/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law29/06/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Angela Crawley29/06/2017Lanark and Hamilton EastScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil03/07/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell04/07/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant04/07/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry04/07/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray04/07/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown04/07/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
04/07/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned

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