PE1175

 

PE1175

Petition by Dr Robert Grant, on behalf of Glenrothes Area Futures Group, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to immediately improve and upgrade the A92 trunk road, in particular between Prestonhall roundabout and Balfarg junction, to reduce the number of hazards and accidents and bring about improved benefits to the local and wider economy.

Number of signatures: 3250
Date lodged: 17 July 2008

Summary—

7 October 2008: The Committee agreed to seek responses on the issues raised in the petition from the Scottish Government (covering Transport Scotland), BEAR Scotland, AA, RAC, Tay Road Bridge Joint Board and the relevant local authorities. Link to Official Report 7 October 2008

27 January 2009: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking a response to the specific points raised during the meeting. Link to Official Report 27 January 2009

5 May 2009: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking responses to the specific points raised during the meeting. Link to Official Report 5 May 2009

8 September 2009: The Committee agreed to suspend the petition for four months until the outcomes of the report on the Cadham Road and Balfarg junctions and proposed improvement works are completed. It also agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking further details of the proposed publication date of the report. Link to Official Report 8 September 2009

15 March 2010: The Committee agreed to suspend consideration of the petition until the STAG report is published by Transport Scotland. Link to Official Report 15 March 2010

7 September 2010: The Committee agreed to consider the petition further once Transport Scotland has published its report on the Balfarg and Cadham Junctions. Link to Official Report 7 September 2010

9 November 2010: The Committee agreed to suspend further consideration of the petition until January 2011 until Transport Scotland has published its STAG Appraisal report. Link to Official Report 9 November 2010

8 February 2011: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 8 February 2011

8 March 2011: The Committee agreed to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. Link to Official Report 8 March 2011

15 November 2011: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 15 November 2011

24 January 2012: The Committee agreed to close the petition under rule 15.7 on the grounds that improvements were identified and introduced; the STAG report did not suggest that any further works were necessary at this time; the petitioner and the Glenrothes Area Futures Group have participated in the consultation process carried out by Transport Scotland and it is expected that the campaign will continue at a local level. Link to Official Report 24 January 2012 (318KB pdf)     

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