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500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL BURGH OF AUCHTERMUCHTY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 65: tabled on 27 June 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the 500th anniversary of Auchtermuchty being made a Royal Burgh by the publication of a Royal Charter on 25 May 1517 by King James V of Scotland; further notes the Royal Charter gave the town the right to hold fairs and markets; notes the town's proud industrial heritage of linen works and metal casting; is impressed by the contribution to the arts by Auchtermuchty, including providing inspiration for the Scots poem The wife of Auchtermuchty and being the home town of Charlie and Craig Reid of The Proclaimers; commends the members of the Muchty 500 group that, alongside the Auchtermuchty Community Association, organised community-based celebrations; and looks forward to the next 500 years of history in Auchtermuchty.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.