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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee

Wednesday 08 September 2021 10:00 AM


1. Consideration of continued petitions: The Committee will consider the following continued petitions— PE1517: Polypropylene Mesh Medical Devices;PE1610: Upgrade the A75 and PE1657: A77 upgrade;PE1662: Improve Treatment for Patients with Lyme Disease and Associated Tick-borne Diseases;PE1723: Essential tremor treatment in Scotland;PE1804: Halt Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd's Air Traffic Management Strategy;PE1812: Protect Scotland's remaining ancient, native and semi-native woodlands and woodland floors;PE1837: Provide clear direction and investment for autism support;PE1838: Regulation of non-statutory child advocacy services; andPE1845: Agency to advocate for the healthcare needs of rural Scotland. 2. Consideration of new petitions: The Committee will consider the following new petitions— PE1854: Review the adult disability payment eligibility criteria for people with mobility needs;PE1865: Suspend all surgical mesh and fixation devices;PE1866: Introduce legislation to improve bus travel for wheelchair users;PE1867: Establish a new national qualification for British Sign Language (BSL); andPE1868: Support for working single parents.

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