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Public Petitions Committee

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Public Petitions Committee

June 29, 2017 09:15


1. Consideration of a continued petition: The Committee will consider a continued petition—
PE1458 by Peter Cherbi on Register of interests for members of Scotland’s judiciary; and will take evidence from— Lord Carloway, Lord President of the Court of Session; Roddy Flinn, Legal Secretary to the Lord President.

2. Consideration of new petitions: The Committee will consider the following new petitions—
PE1651 by Marion Brown on behalf of Recovery and Renewal on Prescribed drug dependence and withdrawal; and will take evidence from— Marion Brown, Psychotherapist, Recovery and Renewal self-help support group; Beverley Thorpe, Founder and Consultant, Collaborative Medication Consulting. and will then consider— PE1653 by Michaela Jackson on behalf of Gorebridge Community Trust on Active travel infrastructure; and will take evidence from— Michaela Jackson; Dave duFeu, Member, Spokes, The Lothian Cycle Campaign; David French, Member, Spokes, The Lothian Cycle Campaign.

3. Consideration of continued petitions: The Committee will consider the following continued petitions—
PE1592 by Shaheen McQuade on Group B Strep information and testing; PE1621 by James Robertson on Sepsis Awareness, Diagnosis and Treatment; PE1623 by Spencer Fildes on behalf of Scottish Secular Society on Unelected church appointees on Local Authority Education Committees; PE1626 by Pat Rafferty on behalf of Unite Scotland on Regulation of Bus Services; PE1629 by Jennifer Lewis on MRI scans for Ocular Melanoma sufferers in Scotland; PE1630 by Fiona Webb on Nursery funding for 3 year olds; PE1632 by Amanda Macdonald on Concessionary transport for carers; PE1638 by Sean Clerkin on Local Housing Allowance (Bedroom tax 2); PE1643 by Jack Douglas, LGBT+ Officer on behalf of NUS Scotland on Introduce individual risk-based blood donation in Scotland