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CARDIFF CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2008

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1177A1: tabled on 24 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Julie Morgan on 23 April 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'House' to end and add 'believes that the City of Cardiff bid to become European Capital of Culture 2008 should withdraw the promotional video which includes the orchestra of the Welsh Opera, because it shows musicians whose employment has since been terminated, and thus the video being used in support of the bid gives a false impression of the Welsh National Opera's musical complement.'.

Original motion text

That this House wholeheartedly welcomes the bid of the City of Cardiff to become European Capital of Culture in 2008, and wishes the organisers every success with this bid; applauds the aim of Cardiff 2008 to highlight the cultural heritage and traditions of the Welsh capital and the whole of Wales; further welcomes the inclusive nature of the bid, which also celebrates the diversity and multi-culturalism of contemporary Welsh life, showcasing the wealth of talent currently on display in Welsh sport, music, drama, art and architecture; further welcomes and encourages the emphasis placed on the special bilingual nature of Wales and the world-renowned literacy tradition of the country; recognises the benefit to the whole of Wales that a successful bid would bring in terms of employment, tourism and transport; notes the strong support given to the bid from all over Wales and beyond; and believes that Cardiff is in an excellent position to claim the title of European Capital of Culture for 2008.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.