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21 YEARS OF KINNING PARK COMPLEX

EDM (Early Day Motion) 216: tabled on 18 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 notes the 21st anniversary of the saving of the Kinning Park Complex; understands that a sit-in protest, which began on 3 May 1996 and lasted for 55 days and nights, saved the Kinning Park Complex (KPC) from closure by Glasgow City Council; further understands that the sit-in protest resulted in a community takeover of the KPC, creating a community-owned centre which continues to thrive to this day; believes that KPC makes a substantial contribution to communities across south west Glasgow, which is reflected in the number and variety of events, classes and meetings that are hosted by KPC each year; and congratulates KPC on its 21st anniversary and wishes the management team, staff and volunteers every success for the future.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.