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2016 MÒD NAN EILEAN SIAR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 607: tabled on 26 October 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 47 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 the Royal National Mòd and organisers, An Comunn Gaidhealachd, on the success of the 2016 Mòd Nan Eilean Siar; recognises that the Mòd is the world's largest annual celebration of Gàidhlig music, culture and art with thousands of competitors attending from all over the world; notes that the Mòd plays an important role in promoting the Gàidhlig language; further recognises the role of BBC Alba in providing coverage of the Mòd and in promoting the Gàidhlig language; calls on the Government to continue to invest in BBC Alba, but also to recognise that further progress is required to protect this important minority language; and further congratulates all of the competitors who participated in the Mòd Nan Eilean Siar and anticipates success in the 2017 Lochaber Mòd.

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 26 October 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Aberdeen North
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 October 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 November 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Glenrothes
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
East Lothian
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Dundee West
McCaig, Callum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Aberdeen South
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Glasgow South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 1 November 2016
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 November 2016
Falkirk
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 November 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Stirling
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 2 November 2016
South Down
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 November 2016
Gordon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 November 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Midlothian
Thomson, Michelle
Independent
Signed on 31 October 2016
Edinburgh West
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 November 2016
Angus
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.