August

PE1351 Petition on Time for All to be Heard (109KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to establish for all victims of institutional child abuse, a Time for All to be Heard forum incorporating a compensation scheme.

Published: 31 August 2010

PE1336 Petition on Save Our West Highland Wild Salmon and Sea Trout (107KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to take immediate action to protect wild salmon and sea trout stocks from inappropriate commercial fish farm activities by taking action to ensure that (a) all sea-based fish farms are moved away from the estuaries of major wild salmon rivers to reduce the impact of sea lice and (b) ban salmon smolt farms from operating within any wild salmon river system.

Published: 31 August 2010

PE1350 Petition on Return of the Wallace Safe Conduct (142KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make a formal loan request to the National Archive at Kew to return the Wallace Safe Conduct to Scotland under a permanent loan agreement.

Published: 26 August 2010

PE1342-49 Petition on Review of Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (145KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

Published: 25 August 2010

PE1341 Petition on Public Audit of Annual Expenditure by the Scottish Public Service Ombudsman (151KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to conduct an annual audit of the public expenditure on the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) and establish public complaint channels to examine the public dissatisfaction at the SPSO in managing complaints raised by members of the public.

Published: 25 August 2010

PE1339 Petition on The use of Tasers by Police Forces (99KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clarify whether it is required to give written authorisation to police forces before any new schemes to arm police officers with Taser weapons can take place and what its legislative obligations are to provide and implement a legal and administrative framework governing the use of Tasers and other firearms.

Published: 10 August 2010

PE1340 Petition on Increasing the Protection of Scotland’s Tree Heritage (95KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to extend and simplify the system of Tree Preservation Orders to give all trees a protection similar to that enjoyed by trees in conservation areas.

Published: 4 August 2010

PE1337 Petition on Public Body Accountability to Third Parties in the Private Sector (93KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how public bodies and their employees who enter into contractual agreements with third parties, particularly SMEs, honour their obligations and fulfil the requirements of these contracts.

Published: 4 August 2010

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