Leader’s congratulations on reaching culture bid shortlist

Angus Council leader Iain Gaul has passed on congratulations to Dundee on reaching the shortlist for the UK City of Culture 2017.

Councillor Gaul said: “This is testament to the hard work and vision of Dundee City Council, its partners, and the people of the city who have given wholehearted and enthusiastic backing to the bid. Angus Council will continue to support Dundee in its bid which if successful, would not only bring significant benefits to the city, but also opportunities for the wider area in attracting visitors and promoting our own rich culture and heritage.”

He concluded: “I wish Dundee every success as it now takes forward its bid.”