February

PE1239 Petition on Registration of Same Sex Marriage as Civil Marriage and Religious Marriage (90KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977 to allow two persons of the same sex to register a civil marriage and a religious marriage if the relevant religious body consents.

Published: 24 February 2009

PE1237 Petition on Assessment of School Children for Specific Learning Difficulties (87KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to consider the need for legislation to provide a standardised assessment of all schoolchildren by the age of 8 which will inform parents, pupils and educators as to whether the pupil is at risk of developing a specific learning difficulty.

Published: 24 February 2009

PE1236 Petition on A90/A937 Safety Improvements (80KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to improve safety measures on the A90 by constructing a grade separated junction where the A937 crosses the A90 at Laurencekirk.

Published: 24 February 2009

PE1235 Petition on Appointment of Teachers in Denominational Schools (90KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 to remove the entitlement of a church or denominational body to approve the religious belief and character of prospective teachers so that any teacher, regardless of their religious belief, can teach in any school.

Published: 16 February 2009

PE1234 Petition on Instigation of a Class Action Procedure in Scots Law (98KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to instigate a class action procedure or similar in Scots Law to correspond with the legal systems of many other countries including England and the United States.

Published: 16 February 2009

PE1233 Petition on Great Britain Football Team (98KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to consider what impact the creation of a Great Britain football team at the Olympics or other sporting event would have on the promotion and support it and other public bodies such as sportscotland provide for football as a means of encouraging healthy lifestyle as well as generating economic and social benefits.

Published: 10 February 2009

PE1232 Petition on Saint Andrews Medal for Bravery (84KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to instigate a national civic award, The Saint Andrews Medal, to recognise those who have given extraordinary or outstanding acts of bravery.

Published: 4 February 2009

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