October

PE1083 Petition on Creation of Local Museums (23KB pdf)

Calls for the Scottish Government to support the creation of local museums such as the proposed Leith Museum.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1082 Petition on Review of Funding for Scottish Civic Forum (42KB pdf)

Calls for MSPs to reverse a previous decision to withdraw funding from the Scottish Civic Forum.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1081 Petition on Reappraisal of Maritime and Maritime Air Space Responsibilities and Organizations (30KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to seek a UK-wide reappraisal of all government, local authority and NGO maritime and maritime air space responsibilities and organizations, taking into account EU and International Maritime Organization contexts and world-wide best practice.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1080 Petition on Re-introduction of Passenger Services on Edinburgh South Suburban Railway (35KB pdf)

Calls for the re-introduction of passenger services on Edinburgh’s south suburban railway.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1079 Petition on Eligibility for Education Maintenance Allowance (25KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to review the eligibility conditions for the Educational Maintenance Allowance programme to take account of the number of children within the household between the ages of 16-19 in full-time education.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1078 Petition on Protection of Historic Sites and their Destruction by Mineral Extraction (28KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to consider and debate the need for new legislation to protect historic sites.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1068 Petition on Public Health Risks Associated with Racing Pigeons (48KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to investigate the public health risks associated with racing pigeons and to introduce measures to ensure that racing pigeon lofts are not situated within residential areas and that responsibilities be imposed upon the owners for dirt, damage and diseases to the public.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1067 Petition on Upgrading and Implementing Safety Strategy for the A76 (33KB pdf)

Calls for the Parliament to consider road safety upgrades to the A76.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1062 Petition on Commemorative Medal for Victims/Survivors of Troopship Lancastria Sinking (26KB pdf)

Calls for the Parliament to commission a commemorative medal to be awarded to all those (or the relatives of victims, or relatives of survivors who have now passed away) who were aboard the troopship Lancastria on 17th June 1940 when she was sunk by German bombers.

Published: 30 October 2007

PE1065 Petition on Promoting Use of New Technologies to Engage Young People Across Europe in Democratic Process (27KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to use the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum Europe to promote the use of new and emerging technologies to enhance the engagement of young people in the democratic process and to encourage Parliaments throughout Europe to do the same.

Published: 16 October 2007

PE1064 Petition on Replacement/Repair of Forth Road Bridge, Road User Charging, and Investment in Public Transport (40KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to reconsider its decision to replace the Forth Road Bridge.

Published: 16 October 2007

PE1057 Petition on Increasing Funding for Research into Endometriosis and Facilitating its Diagnosis (45KB pdf)

Calls on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to consider increasing funding for research into Endometriosis and to consider ways of facilitating more effective diagnosis of Endometriosis in light of the recommendations of the Kerr Report on the future of the NHS in Scotland.

Published: 16 October 2007

PE1055 Petition on Ownership of Electromagnetic Broadcast Spectrum and Scottish Television Channels (44KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to seek clarification on the ownership of electromagnetic broadcast spectrum in advance of the proposed spectrum packaging and award process and to seek assurances that capacity will be reserved on the digital multiplexes to enable local and new Scottish television channels originating in Scotland to be broadcast to Scottish viewers receiving the public service broadcasting channels.

Published: 16 October 2007

PE1050 Petition on Legislation to Provide Better Protection for Common Good Sites (43KB pdf)

Calls for the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to introduce legislation to provide better protection for common good sites, such as Ravenscraig Park in Kirkcaldy, and to ensure that such assets are retained for their original purpose for future generations.

Published: 16 October 2007

PE1049 Petition on Responsibility for Maintenance of Unadopted Open Spaces, Including Footpaths, Lanes, Kerbs, Car Parks and Roads (23KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to take responsibility for unadopted roads, pavements and open spaces which previously belonged to government agencies, e.g. Scottish Homes.

Published: 16 October 2007

PE1048 Petition on Pre-school Children, Children's Play Areas and Protection from Telecommunications Masts (29KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to update NPPG19: Radio Telecommunications to offer additional protection to children’s play areas from electro-magnetic radiation from base stations.

Published: 16 October 2007

PE1047 Petition on Coastal and Marine National Park/Marine Environmental Protection Process (26KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to consider and debate the failure of the existing coastal and marine national park/marine environmental protection process and the extent to which such failure is due to pressure from those individuals and industries which have a vested affiliated or commercial interest.

Published: 16 October 2007

PE1046 Petition on Reductions in Class Sizes in Scottish Publicly Funded Schools (28KB pdf)

Calls for the Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to support significant reductions in class sizes in Scottish publicly funded schools during the lifetime of the next Scottish Parliament.

Published: 16 October 2007

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