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ARTHUR SPINK, DUNDEE ACCORDIONIST, 1943 TO 2017

EDM (Early Day Motion) 321: tabled on 14 September 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the lifelong contribution and commitment to the traditional Scottish music scene made by Dundonian accordionist Arthur Spink; notes the worldwide recognition and acclaim he received and the influence he had over thousands of men, women and children who became involved in traditional Scottish music; further notes the help and assistance given by Arthur to all who approached him; and welcomes and acknowledges with respect the tributes which have been made to a great musician who will always be remembered for his unique talent, a true braw lad.