Special messages of support for Dundee's bid

Shira Goldberger – Vanilla Ink Studios

Liam Stott – Dundee Youth Council

Lorraine Kelly – TV Presenter & Journalist

Alice Bovill – Community Volunteer

Alex Salmond – First Minister, Scottish Government

Gillian Easson – Creative Dundee

Richard McCready – Scottish Labour Councillor for Dundee West End

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

Mick McHugh – Company Growth Director, Scottish Enterprise

Andy Lothian – Dundee Heritage Trust

Fraser Macpherson – LibDem Councillor for Dundee West End

Avon Bartlett – Menzieshill Community Centre Manager

James Thomson – Dundee Youth Council

Hayley Scanlan – Young Scottish Designer of the Year 2012

Andrew Batchelor – Dundee Young Person, Aged 13

Marie Christie – Events Scotland – Coordinator for Culture

Ellis Watson – CEO, DC Thomson Publishing

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

Mike Press – Associate Dean of Design, DJCAD

Howard Macleod – Musician

Red Nipote – Film Director

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

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

Bob Duncan – Lord Provost of Dundee

Tim Allen – Founder, Unicorn Property Group

Fleur Darkin – Artistic Director, Scottish Dance Theatre

Philip Howard – Artistic Director, Dundee Rep Theatre

Irving Miskell Reid – Freedom Hair Salon Owner

Grant Ritchie – Depute Principal Dundee College

Emily Dewhurst – Kitchen Press Ltd

Clive Gillman Director of Dundee Contemporary Arts

Raz Ullah – Sound Designer

Pete Irvine – Unique Events

Melissa Gorman – Dundee Youth Council

Kate Pickering – Founder, Vanilla Ink Jewellery Studios

Sheena Wellington Singer & Songwriter

Sooz Gordon – Interior Designer

Mathew Roud – Dundee Youth Council

Janet Archer – CEO, Creative Scotland

Martin Roth – Director V&A Museum

David Dorward Chief Executive Dundee City Council

Malath Abbas – Quartic Llama

Ed Troughton – Managing Director, Alliance Trust

Brian Cox – Actor and Rector of the University of Dundee

Stuart Grant General Manager Apex Hotel Dundee