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BAGPIPES AT THE RUGBY WORLD CUP

EDM (Early Day Motion) 429: tabled on 11 September 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 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 condemns the banning of bagpipes from the upcoming Rugby World Cup; calls on World Rugby Union to allow bagpipes to be played at the World Cup; recognises that bagpipes are not dangerous; stresses the importance of cultural identity associated with bagpipes for Scots, in the UK and around the world; and acknowledges that bagpipes are often played in formal ceremonies.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 October 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2015
Aberdeen North
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2015
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 September 2015
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Kerr, Calum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 September 2015
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
Dundee West
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 September 2015
Glasgow North East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 September 2015
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
East Renfrewshire
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 September 2015
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2015
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
Midlothian
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2015
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.