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25 YEARS OF GLASGOW WOMEN'S LIBRARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 472: tabled on 15 September 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 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 Glasgow Women's Library (GWL) on its 25th anniversary; welcomes that the library, now based in the city's Bridgeton area, has become a focal point for feminist thought, discussion and performance; further congratulates the GWL on being awarded status as a Recognised Collection of National Significance; notes that the GWL was first opened in 1991 in Garnethill, following a showcase of women's culture during Glasgow's year of European City of Culture in 1990; commends all of the staff and volunteers of the GWL, in particular Adele Patrick, the GWL Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager and Scotswoman of the Year 2015; and looks forward to many more successful years to come for the GWL.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.