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DUNDEE TO HOST INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ARTS COMPETITION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1145: tabled on 18 April 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 celebrates the fact that the 7th World Union of Karate Federations World Karate Championships for All Ages will be held at Dundee Ice Arena from 12 to 17 June 2018, bringing more than 4,000 top athletes, supporters, coaches and officials from across the world; congratulates Dundee-based Kanzen Karate Scotland, who launched the bid to host the competition last year, and have since worked tirelessly with Dundee and Angus Convention Bureau, Leisure and Culture Dundee and other organisations within Dundee to make the bid successful; and notes that the event will have a significant positive impact on the city and is estimated to contribute £9.7 million to the local economy, as well as raising the profile of Scottish Karate.

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.

Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Aberdeen North
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2017
Blyth Valley
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Dunfermline and West Fife
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 April 2017
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Glenrothes
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 April 2017
Glasgow South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Glasgow North West
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Argyll and Bute
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
East Renfrewshire
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 April 2017
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2017
Glasgow South West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.