Special messages of support for Dundee's bid

Stuart Grant General Manager Apex Hotel Dundee

Marie Christie – Events Scotland – Coordinator for Culture

Sheena Wellington Singer & Songwriter

Philip Howard – Artistic Director, Dundee Rep Theatre

Melissa Gorman – Dundee Youth Council

Pete Irvine – Unique Events

Mike Press – Associate Dean of Design, DJCAD

Liam Stott – Dundee Youth Council

Tim Allen – Founder, Unicorn Property Group

Shira Goldberger – Vanilla Ink Studios

Mathew Roud – Dundee Youth Council

Andy Lothian – Dundee Heritage Trust

Fiona Hyslop – Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Scottish Govt.

Mick McHugh – Company Growth Director, Scottish Enterprise

Kate Pickering – Founder, Vanilla Ink Jewellery Studios

Hayley Scanlan – Young Scottish Designer of the Year 2012

Fleur Darkin – Artistic Director, Scottish Dance Theatre

Councillor Ken Guild – Leader of the Administration, Dundee City Council

Red Nipote – Film Director

Bob Duncan – Lord Provost of Dundee

Martin Roth – Director V&A Museum

Raz Ullah – Sound Designer

Alex Salmond – First Minister, Scottish Government

David Dorward Chief Executive Dundee City Council

Emily Dewhurst – Kitchen Press Ltd

Andrew Batchelor – Dundee Young Person, Aged 13

Gillian Easson – Creative Dundee

Ed Troughton – Managing Director, Alliance Trust

James Thomson – Dundee Youth Council

Fraser Macpherson – LibDem Councillor for Dundee West End

Richard McCready – Scottish Labour Councillor for Dundee West End

Howard Macleod – Musician

Professor Sue Black – Centre of Anatomy and Human Identification at Dundee University

Malath Abbas – Quartic Llama

Irving Miskell Reid – Freedom Hair Salon Owner

Alice Bovill – Community Volunteer

Clare Brennan – Curator, Hannah Maclure Centre, University of Abertay

Sooz Gordon – Interior Designer

Avon Bartlett – Menzieshill Community Centre Manager

Ellis Watson – CEO, DC Thomson Publishing

Clive Gillman Director of Dundee Contemporary Arts

Janet Archer – CEO, Creative Scotland

Grant Ritchie – Depute Principal Dundee College

Brian Cox – Actor and Rector of the University of Dundee

Lorraine Kelly – TV Presenter & Journalist