Petition by Kim Hartley on behalf of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how its policies and guidelines ensure local authorities and NHS boards protect provision of quality speech and language therapy services for all people with speech/language communication support needs and/or swallowing difficulties.
Number of signatures: 417
Date lodged: 6 January 2011
25 January 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, a selection of local authorities (Edinburgh, Fife, Glasgow), a selection of NHS boards (Lothian, Fife, Greater Glasgow & Clyde), RNID (Scotland) and the National Autistic Society (Scotland) seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. Link to Official Report 25 January 2011
22 February 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points and to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. Link to Official Report 22 February 2011
20 September 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report of 20 September 2011
29 November 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, the NHS and the Additional Support Needs Tribunal for Scotland. Link to Official Report 29 November 2011