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UK CITY OF CULTURE 2013 (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 555: tabled on 20 July 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 congratulates Derry-Londonderry on winning the first title of UK City of Culture for 2013; commends Birmingham, Norwich and Sheffield for the quality of their strong bids; thanks the judging panel, chaired by Phil Redmond; notes that their decision was unanimous; applauds the excellent work of Derry-Londonderry's bid team and the Just Say Yes campaign with its compelling video presentation; recognises the strong community backing from all arts and parts in the city especially young people; appreciates the wider regional support for the city's comprehensive bid; and looks forward to a year of promise and performance in 2013 which can mark a step change in Derry-Londonderry's image and fortunes.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.