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Public Petitions Committee

Thursday 12 September 2019 8:15 AM


1. Declaration of interests: Maurice Corry will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Consideration of new petitions: The Committee will consider the following new petitions—
PE1726 on Primary Hyperparathyroidism; PE1727 on Reporting crime in Scotland; and PE1728 on Make false allegations a hate crime.

3. Consideration of continued petitions: The Committee will consider the following continued petitions—
PE1533 on Abolition of non-residential social care charges for older and disabled people; PE1660 on Scottish Legal Complaints Commission review; PE1661 on Reform of regulation of the legal profession in Scotland; PE1710 on Community hospital and council care home services; PE1714 on Interstitial Lung Disease and Home Management; and PE1662 on Improve Treatment for Patients with Lyme Disease and Associated Tick-borne Diseases and as part of a roundtable evidence session, will take evidence from—

  • Tim Baynes, Director of Scottish Moorland Group - Scottish Land & Estates
  • Donald Fraser, Wildlife Management Manager - Scottish Natural Heritage
  • Dr Sally Mavin, Clinical Scientist - Scottish Microbiology Reference Laboratory, Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections
  • Kathleen Robertson, Branch President - British Veterinary Association
  • Rupert Shaw MBE, Regional Chair Dumfries and Galloway and Deer Farmer Gledpark Borgue - National Farmers Union Scotland

Proposed future business

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