Special messages of support for Dundee's bid

Tim Allen – Founder, Unicorn Property Group

Red Nipote – Film Director

Janet Archer – CEO, Creative Scotland

Lorraine Kelly – TV Presenter & Journalist

Avon Bartlett – Menzieshill Community Centre Manager

Liam Stott – Dundee Youth Council

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

Brian Cox – Actor and Rector of the University of Dundee

Mathew Roud – Dundee Youth Council

Shira Goldberger – Vanilla Ink Studios

Kate Pickering – Founder, Vanilla Ink Jewellery Studios

Melissa Gorman – Dundee Youth Council

Raz Ullah – Sound Designer

Gillian Easson – Creative Dundee

Andrew Batchelor – Dundee Young Person, Aged 13

Grant Ritchie – Depute Principal Dundee College

Ed Troughton – Managing Director, Alliance Trust

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

Stuart Grant General Manager Apex Hotel Dundee

Ellis Watson – CEO, DC Thomson Publishing

Hayley Scanlan – Young Scottish Designer of the Year 2012

Alice Bovill – Community Volunteer

Fleur Darkin – Artistic Director, Scottish Dance Theatre

Richard McCready – Scottish Labour Councillor for Dundee West End

Bob Duncan – Lord Provost of Dundee

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

Emily Dewhurst – Kitchen Press Ltd

Clive Gillman Director of Dundee Contemporary Arts

Alex Salmond – First Minister, Scottish Government

Andy Lothian – Dundee Heritage Trust

Malath Abbas – Quartic Llama

Pete Irvine – Unique Events

James Thomson – Dundee Youth Council

Sheena Wellington Singer & Songwriter

Fraser Macpherson – LibDem Councillor for Dundee West End

Irving Miskell Reid – Freedom Hair Salon Owner

Martin Roth – Director V&A Museum

Mick McHugh – Company Growth Director, Scottish Enterprise

Sooz Gordon – Interior Designer

David Dorward Chief Executive Dundee City Council

Philip Howard – Artistic Director, Dundee Rep Theatre

Marie Christie – Events Scotland – Coordinator for Culture

Mike Press – Associate Dean of Design, DJCAD

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

Howard Macleod – Musician