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ARCHIE MACPHERSON AND THE GREAT SCOT LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 645: tabled on 02 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 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 Archie Macpherson on winning the Sunday Mail’s Great Scot Lifetime Achievement Award; notes that Mr Macpherson was born and raised in the Shettleston area of Glasgow, worked as a teacher before joining the BBC in 1969 and has worked for STV, Eurosport, Setanta Sports, Radio Clyde and TalkSport, as well as writing a number of books, throughout his distinguished career; and recognises and celebrates the immense contribution that the legendary commentator has made to Scottish football in television, radio, newspapers and, of course, his books.