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BICENTENARY OF ALEXANDER GREEK THOMSON

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1122: tabled on 29 March 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 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 notes that 2017 marks the bicentenary of the birth of Alexander Greek Thomson, one of the great architects of international stature produced by Victorian Glasgow; further notes that Mr Thomson was extremely successful with a large clientele for medium-sized villas and terraces of cottages in Pollokshields, Shawlands, Crossmyloof, Cathcart, Langside, Bothwell and Cove and Kilcreggan; recognises Mr Thomson's works still stand, including Moray Place, Great Western Terrace, Egyptian Halls in Union Street, Grecian Chambers in Sauchiehall Street and his villa, Holmwood; notes that Mr Thomson's work was almost entirely confined to Glasgow and was conspicuous for its originality in producing a distinctive modern architecture from the precedents provided by the Greeks, Egyptians and other ancient civilisations; and pays tribute to the Alexander Thomson Society for dedicating itself to the protection, conservation and promotion of the architect's surviving buildings.

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 March 2017
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Aberdeen North
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2017
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2017
Poplar and Limehouse
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Glasgow North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Kerr, Calum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 April 2017
East Dunbartonshire
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Gordon
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Banff and Buchan
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2017
Central Ayrshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.