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150 YEARS OF THE THEATRE ROYAL IN GLASGOW

EDM (Early Day Motion) 298: tabled on 11 September 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that the Theatre Royal in Glasgow will commemorate its 150th anniversary in 2017; understands that the Theatre Royal first opened in 1867 and, in addition to its role as the oldest active theatre in Glasgow, has served as the first television studio for STV and is currently home to Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet; further understands that the Theatre Royal reopened in December 2014 following a multi-million pound restoration project, which was supported by the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council, Heritage Lottery Fund and a range of individual and commercial donors; believes that the Theatre Royal has made a substantial contribution to the cultural life of Glasgow, entertaining countless audiences both on the stage and over the airwaves across Scotland; congratulates the Theatre Royal on their 150th anniversary; and wishes the performers, management team and staff of the theatre 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.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2017
Livingston
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2017
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 September 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
West Dunbartonshire
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 14 September 2017
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2017
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 September 2017
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Glenrothes
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 October 2017
Airdrie and Shotts
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 September 2017
Dundee West
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 12 October 2017
New Forest East
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 November 2017
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Glasgow South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 September 2017
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 September 2017
Upper Bann
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 September 2017
Central Ayrshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.