Public Petitions Committee


About The Committee

Further information on how to petition the Scottish Parliament can be found on the Getting involved - petitions webpage.


The Committee's vision for 2020-21

In all our actions, our overriding aim is to make the petitions process open and accessible to all.   

Petitioning the Scottish Parliament

Current Business

Committee Reports

Keep up to date

Campaign Recess

During the campaign recess, the Public Petitions Committee will continue to exist but will not meet after 25 March. All committees cease to exist at dissolution on 5 May.

It is not possible to submit or sign petitions from 25 March until after the election. All current petitions will be carried over into the new session of parliament. Find out more in our Election 2021 pages

Contact the Committee

Clerk to the Committee

Lynn Russell

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0131 348 5254

Guide for Witnesses

Seat in Committee Room

Our guide explains what to expect before, during and after the committee meeting.

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