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200TH BIRTHDAY OF THE SCOTSMAN NEWSPAPER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 882: tabled on 25 January 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 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 Scotsman newspaper on its 200th birthday; recognises the Scotsman's contribution to journalism and news in Scotland for two centuries; notes the newspaper's fine traditions of speaking truth to power, chronicling the history of Scotland and giving a voice to Scotland's political and civic life; and wishes the Scotsman the very best in its birthday celebrations.

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.

Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 January 2017
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 January 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Donaldson, Sir Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 February 2017
Lagan Valley
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2017
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Elliott, Tom
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 26 January 2017
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
North East Fife
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 30 January 2017
North Down
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 January 2017
East Lothian
Kinahan, Danny
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 26 January 2017
South Antrim
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 2017
New Forest East
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2017
Glasgow South
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 1 February 2017
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 1 February 2017
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2017
Falkirk
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 January 2017
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Murray, Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2017
Edinburgh South
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 February 2017
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
East Dunbartonshire
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2017
Ynys Môn
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 31 January 2017
Belfast East
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 January 2017
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 January 2017
Glasgow South West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.