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OOR WULLIE'S 80TH ANNIVERSARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1218: tabled on 08 March 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 50 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 celebrates the 80th birthday of Dundee comic character, Oor Wullie; notes that Oor Wullie has been causing havoc since 8 March 1936 when he first appeared in DC Thomson, Dundee publication, the Sunday Post; recognises the work of creator Robert Low and cartoonist Dudley Watkins; further notes the erection of a statue in Dundee city centre of Oor Wullie with his famous bucket and pea-shooter; notes Oor Wullie's appearances in the DC Thomson Christmas annual; congratulates Oor Wullie and his friends Fat Bob, Wee Eck and Soapy Soutar on evading their nemesis PC Murdoch for eight decades; and notes that Dundee's favourite son really is Oor Wullie,·Your Wullie, A'body's Wullie.

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 21 March 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
East Londonderry
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
West Dunbartonshire
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Lagan Valley
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 March 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 March 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 March 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Glenrothes
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
East Lothian
Kerr, Calum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCaig, Callum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Aberdeen South
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Glasgow South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 16 March 2016
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Falkirk
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 March 2016
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Argyll and Bute
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
East Renfrewshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Stirling
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Belfast East
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Strangford
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 March 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Banff and Buchan
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.