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EDM (Early Day Motion) 136: tabled on 05 July 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates Paisley Sma' Shot Day which was organised on 1 July 2017; recognises that this annual event celebrates Paisley's radical past particularly the political battles between the town's weavers and their employers; notes that these political protests were crucial in the extension of the workers' rights that we all enjoy today; further notes that the annual Sma' Shot Day celebrations brings the town of Paisley together, with thousands of people also attending from across the UK; notes that the most recent celebration has been hailed as the best ever which included the inaugural Weave music festival, highlighting the important role that music has played in Paisley's rich history; and believes that the Paisley Sma' Shot Day celebrations highlight once again why the town deserves to be named as the UK City of Culture 2021.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.