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EDM (Early Day Motion) 206: tabled on 09 December 2008

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House welcomes the Saltire Society's Scottish Literary Awards for the contribution they make to encouraging new writers; congratulates Andrew Nicoll on his success in winning the Saltire Society/Royal Mail Scottish First Book of the Year for his debut novel, The Good Mayor; notes that The Good Mayor is to be published around the world, from Australia to Turkey, and that people around the world will soon be enjoying this magical tale from the town of Dot; and looks forward to continued success for Mr Nicoll and other first-time novelists in the future.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.