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PALESTINE YOUTH ORCHESTRA IN SCOTLAND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 988: tabled on 20 January 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 35 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 forthcoming Palestine Youth Orchestra's visit to Scotland in the summer of 2016, and looks forward to its arrival in Glasgow in July as it embarks on a period of intensive rehearsal prior to undertaking a tour of major cities across the UK; supports the young people and recognises that this tour offers hope, opportunity and recognition of the contribution that the people of Palestine wish to make in developing relationships and friendships across the world; and congratulates all members of the orchestra on their tremendous success in overcoming the many challenges and disadvantages that they face in developing and promoting the culture, skills and insights of the Palestinian people.

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 1 February 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 21 January 2016
Worthing West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Foyle
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2016
Luton North
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Glasgow South
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 January 2016
Belfast South
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 February 2016
Glasgow North East
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
East Dunbartonshire
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Argyll and Bute
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2016
Stirling
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2016
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
South Down
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
Strangford
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2016
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 January 2016
Glasgow South West
Thomson, Michelle
Independent
Signed on 28 January 2016
Edinburgh West
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2016
Leicester East
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2016
Walsall South
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 February 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.