January

PE1231 Petition on Fair Funding for Voluntary Sector Services (100KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate support for the voluntary sector by agreeing a national framework for public service contracts based on our 2007 pact to, in particular, ensure equitable wages and conditions between front line voluntary sector workers delivering public services and public sector workers, and to help deliver five year funded contracts.

Published: 19 January 2009

PE1230 Petition on Tail Docking of Working Dogs (82KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Prohibited Procedures on Protected Animals (Exemptions) (Scotland) Regulations 2007 to allow prophylactic tail docking of working dogs under tightly specified circumstances.

Published: 19 January 2009

PE1229 Petition on Processing of Biological Data for Decision-making to Benefit Biodiversity (110KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to establish integrated local and national structures for collecting, analysing and sharing biological data to inform decision making processes to benefit biodiversity.

Published: 12 January 2009

PE1228 Petition on Referendum on Assisted Dying (105KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to hold a referendum on the role of assisted dying as part of the provision of end-of-life care.

Published: 12 January 2009

PE1227 Petition on Funding for Educational Visits as Part of the Lessons from Auschwitz Project (79KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to continue funding educational trips for school pupils as part of the 'Lessons From Auschwitz Project' run by the Holocaust Educational Trust.

Published: 12 January 2009

PE1226 Petition on Consultation Process on Provision of Forensic Services (90KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that the Scottish Police Services Authority Board consultation process on the provision of forensic services is open, fair and transparent and that all relevant parties are fully engaged in the process.

Published: 12 January 2009

PE1225 Petition on Inquiry into the Outbreak of Clostridium Difficile at Vale of Leven Hospital (102KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to instruct, with immediate effect, an independent public inquiry under the Inquiries Act 2005 into the outbreak of clostridium difficile at the Vale of Leven Hospital so that wider lessons for the whole NHS can be learned and that the inquiry involves, and publicly funds, all relevant individuals, groups and organisations affected by the outbreak to determine the inquiry’s terms of reference and identify the issues to be examined.

Published: 12 January 2009

PE1224 Petition on Displaying Flag of Scotland in the Chamber (174KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to consider displaying the flag of Scotland in the Chamber.

Published: 12 January 2009

PE1223 Petition on Safety Signage and Lights on School Buses, and Overtaking (86KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to require local authorities to ensure the installation of enhanced safety signage on buses carrying children to and from school, which must be removed when the buses are not carrying school children. Also, calls for the creation of a new road traffic offence to prevent the overtaking of school buses when children are boarding or alighting.

Published: 12 January 2009

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