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WORLD INDOOR BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIP

EDM (Early Day Motion) 970: tabled on 22 February 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 Irvine born and Troon resident Paul Foster MBE on winning his fifth World Indoor Bowls championship; appreciates the thrilling climax that he and his opponent, Greg Harlow, provided to end the tournament in a high-quality final that was an excellent advertisement for the sport; acknowledges that his victory makes Mr Foster the second most prolific winner of the World Indoor Championship singles titles; values Mr Foster's humble recognition of this terrific achievement and his magnanimous praise for his opponent; and recognises that Mr Foster is a role model not just for members of his own sport but for sport in general due to his numerous accolades and his attitude towards his sport and his opponents.

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.

Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2017
Inverclyde
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2017
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 February 2017
Glasgow North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 February 2017
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 February 2017
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 23 February 2017
Glasgow East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2017
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
East Dunbartonshire
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 February 2017
Gordon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 February 2017
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 February 2017
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 February 2017
Midlothian
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2017
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.