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EDM (Early Day Motion) 538: tabled on 14 November 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the accomplishments of the Royal National Mòd 2017 and congratulates the organisers, An Comunn Gaidhealachd, on the success of the 2017 Mòd Lochaber; recognises that this year was the 125th anniversary of the very first Mòd which was held in Oban; acknowledges the record entry of 3,600 competitors; further recognises BBC Alba's coverage of the event and promotion of the Gàidhlig language; calls on the Government to nominate traditional Scottish Gàidhlig singing to UNESCO for inclusion in the urgent need of safeguarding list; thanks the An Comunn Gaidhealachd staff and volunteers for their great efforts in running the event; notes that the event creates an economic benefit of between £2.5 and £3 million for the host area; and wishes the Mòd success in next year's event in Dunoon.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.