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150th Open

EDM number 956 in 2017-19, proposed by Stephen Gethins on 21/02/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Sports.

That this House welcomes the decision by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews to stage the 150th Open at St Andrews from 11 to 18 July 2021; notes that this will be the 30th time that The Open has been played over the historic Old Course, which first hosted the championship in 1873; hopes that more people of all ages across the UK will be inspired by the tournament to take part in golf; notes that The Open delivers an economic benefit of up to £100 million to its host area; and looks forward to welcoming players and spectators from around the world to mark the occasion of the 150th staging of golf's oldest championship at the home of golf in 2021.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Craig Tracey21/02/2018North WarwickshireConservativeWithdrawn
Stephen Gethins21/02/2018North East FifeScottish National PartyProposed
Stewart Hosie21/02/2018Dundee EastScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry21/02/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
John Mann21/02/2018BassetlawLabourSeconded
Glyn Davies21/02/2018MontgomeryshireConservativeSeconded
Nigel Evans21/02/2018Ribble ValleyConservativeSeconded
Gavin Newlands21/02/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson21/02/2018Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Chris Law22/02/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon22/02/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Stewart McDonald22/02/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Bob Blackman23/02/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
David Linden26/02/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Jonathan Edwards26/02/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Martyn Day26/02/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens27/02/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown28/02/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady01/03/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan05/03/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Doughty05/03/2018Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSigned
Douglas Chapman07/03/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned

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