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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1171: tabled on 18 April 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is saddened by the death of John MacLeod, a champion of Gaelic language and culture; recognises his tireless commitment to further the development of the Gaelic language throughout Scotland, including his active petitioning which achieved the establishment of the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act of 2005 and establishment of Bord na Gaidhlig; recalls his presidency of An Comunn Gaidhealach, along with his work as chairman of the National Gaelic Parents Association, and as a board member of Comunn na Gaidhlig; acknowledges his awarding of the Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal in 1995; celebrates his awarding of the honour of Sar Ghaidheal in 2017; and offers its condolences to his family, and all who knew him, Gus am bris an latha - may he rest in peace.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.