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South West Writers Group

EDM number 754 in 2017-19, proposed by Alan Brown on 09/01/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Arts and Performing arts.

That this House congratulates the South West Writers Group, based in Shortlees, Kilmarnock, on securing a £3,379 grant from the National Lottery via Creative Scotland; welcomes that this funding is being used to allow people of all ages from East Ayrshire to express their writing abilities via projects that incorporate song writing, video creation and storytelling; notes that within the current group there are two contributors with published novels, one musician who has produced three albums and further members with published poems; further notes that the group previously have produced a CD of songs from the south west working with Shortlees Community Association who provided the grant funding; and notes that this work and effort can provide a creative force in the area, and help keep oral songs, spoken word and history alive and wishes the group success in further expansion of participation.

This motion has been signed by a total of 13 MPs.

Alan Brown09/01/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartyProposed
Drew Hendry09/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
Stewart Hosie09/01/2018Dundee EastScottish National PartySeconded
Deidre Brock09/01/2018Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySeconded
Ronnie Cowan09/01/2018InverclydeScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day10/01/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon10/01/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
John McNally10/01/2018FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens11/01/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Julian Lewis11/01/2018New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Jim Cunningham15/01/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
David Linden16/01/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law17/01/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned

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