September

PE1201 Petition on Shucksmith Report on Crofting (36KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government not to adopt the main recommendations of the Shucksmith report on crofting in any future legislation.

Published: 30 September 2008

PE1188 Petition on Agreements under Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Order Accreditation Scheme (43KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to investigate the circumstances whereby it agreed that 60 hydro-power stations could be accredited for subsidy under the Renewables Obligation Scheme and that generation capacity could be cut to below the 20 megawatt qualification threshold at others to enable accreditation and whether, in the interests of electricity consumers, it will rescind these accreditations.

Published: 25 September 2008

PE1198, PE1199, PE1200 Petitions on Consultation over Changes to Role of Health Visitors (40KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that when changes are proposed to the structure and role of health visitors, transparent, effective and meaningful public consultation with service users and health professionals is carried out.

Published: 24 September 2008

PE1196 Petition on Tail Docking of Working Dogs (37KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 as a matter of urgency to allow for the tails of working dogs to be docked.

Published: 24 September 2008

PE1195 Petition on Maintenance by Local Authorities of Common Areas in New Housing Developments (41KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to place a statutory duty on local authorities to maintain common areas on new housing developments.

Published: 24 September 2008

PE1192 Petition on Independent Vehicular Ferry Routes Between Islands and Mainland (24KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to state how it is supporting and promoting independent vehicular ferry routes between the islands and the mainland.

Published: 23 September 2008

PE1190 Petition on Investigation of Complaints by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (30KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to require local authorities to provide the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman and the complainant, at the point it is requested, with all information that is deemed relevant to any investigation that might be undertaken by the SPSO into a complaint lodged with it.

Published: 23 September 2008

PE1173 Petition on Continuous Provision of Local Leisure Facilities (39KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure the continuous provision of local leisure facilities and that such facilities are not closed to make way for new housing or supermarket developments without equivalent local facilities also being provided.

Published: 23 September 2008

PE1194 Petition on Humanitarian Needs and Self-determination of Kashmiri People (57KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make representations to the UK Government to create a Kashmiri Committee at the UK Parliament to ensure that the humanitarian needs of the Kashmiri people are met and their legitimate right of self determination is granted without further delay.

Published: 17 September 2008

PE1189 Petition on Responsibilities of Private Landlords and Standards of Social Rented Housing (39KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to conduct an inquiry into the responsibilities of private landlords, the levels of social housing below tolerable standard, and the impact ‘slum’ living conditions has on the health and wellbeing of both residents and the wider community, and whether such conditions should merit housing renewal area status and additional Scottish Government funding.

Published: 16 September 2008

PE1185 Petition on Inclusion of Sewers and Drains in Road Bonds (24KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend relevant legislation to ensure that sewers and drains associated with roads from new developments are included in road bonds and give local authorities enforcement powers in this regard.

Published: 16 September 2008

PE1183 Petition on Amendment of Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006 to Introduce Third Party Right of Appeal (34KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006 to introduce a third party right of appeal for communities.

Published: 16 September 2008

PE1182 Petition on Epilepsy Specialist Nurses and Epilepsy Services (37KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to increase the number of epilepsy specialist nurses and ensure that all NHS boards provide adequate epilepsy services for adults, children and people with a learning disability.

Published: 16 September 2008

PE1175 Petition on A92 Upgrade (23KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to immediately improve the A92, particularly the section between the Prestonhall roundabout and Balfarg junction.

Published: 16 September 2008

PE1191 Petition on Dropping Proposal to Raise Age for Off-sales Alcohol Purchases (25KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to reconsider its plans to raise the age for off-sales alcohol purchases from 18 to 21.

Published: 10 September 2008

PE1187 Petition on Reconsidering Plans to Raise Age Limit for Off-sales Alcohol Purchases (25KB pdf)

Call on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to reconsider its plans to raise the age for off-sales alcohol purchases from 18 to 21.

Published: 10 September 2008

PE1184 Petition on Assistance and Funding for Schools to Become Environmentally Friendly (30KB pdf)

Calls on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make funding and other assistance available to schools to enable them to become environmentally friendly and achieve green flag status.

Published: 9 September 2008

PE1181 Petition on Rural Fuel Prices (37KB pdf)

Calls on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make representations to the UK Government about petrol prices in rural and island communities.

Published: 9 September 2008

PE1186 Petition on Abolition of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (43KB pdf)

Calls on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to abolish the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman and replace it with a transparent organisation accountable to the people.

Published: 8 September 2008