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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2194: tabled on 19 March 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the life of Paul Henderson Scott and mourns his passing on 15 March 2019 at the age of 98; notes his extraordinary contribution to the political and artistic life of Scotland as President and convener of the Saltire Society, President of the Scottish Centre for International PEN, vice-chair of the SNP and spokesperson for Culture and International Affairs, Rector of Dundee University and a leading voice in a number of successful campaigns in support of the cultural life of Scotland and Scots Literature, and in the Scottish Claim of Right and the campaign for a Scottish Parliament; treasures his many written works on politics, literature and history and the two volumes of his autobiography A 20th Century Life; further notes his diplomatic service in Bonn, Warsaw, La Paz, Havana, Montreal, Vienna and Milan and recognises his significant diplomatic contribution in averting the Cuban Missile Crisis; and extends sincere sympathy to his family, his friends and all who mourn him as significant figure in 20th Century Scotland.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.