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Public Petitions Committee

Wednesday 24 February 2021 9:30 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 3 and 4 in private.

2. Consideration of continued petitions: The Committee will consider the following continued petitions—
PE1662: Improve Treatment for Patients with Lyme Disease and Associated Tick-borne Diseases and will take evidence from Mairi Gougeon, Minister for Public Health and Sport; Dr Gill Hawkins, Senior Medical Officer Health Protection and Public Health; and Professor Tom Evans, CMO Specialty Adviser in Infectious Diseases, Scottish Government. PE1804: Halt Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd's Air Traffic Management Strategy and will take evidence from Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity; and Gary Cox, Head of Aviation, Transport Scotland.

3. Review of the Public Petitions system: The Committee will consider a paper on the Review of the Public Petitions system.

4. Annual report: The Committee will consider a draft annual report for the parliamentary year from 12 May 2020 to 24 March 2021.

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