The Parliament is in recess from 23 August to 21 September 2014 (inclusive). Any petitions submitted during this period may take some time to appear.
Scottish Independence Referendum Act 2013
In accordance with Schedule 4 of the Scottish Independence Referendum Act 2013 (the Act) any material wholly or mainly relating to the referendum and published between 30 May and 18 September 2014 must contain the author and publisher’s name and address. Any petitions submitted during this period and containing such material must therefore contain a petitioner’s name and address. Any written submissions to individual petitions also containing such material must also include the author’s name and address. If you are petitioning or submitting material on behalf of an organisation, please provide the organisation’s address.
If you have any questions on this or any other matter, please do not hesitate to contact the clerking team.
Key words: Type key words into the Search box (e.g. school bus safety).
Petition number: If you know the PE number (this is allocated to each petition), you can enter this in the Search box.
- Open: A petition collecting signatures online
- Lodged: The petition is ready to be considered by the Public Petitions Committee or is already at that point and is under active consideration
- Closed: The petition is no longer being considered
Subject: The subject matter of the petition (e.g. health, transport)
Petitioner: An individual, group of people or organisation that has lodged a petition
Note: You can access petitions closed prior to September 2011 via the link below..