Public Petitions Committee


About The Committee

The Public Petitions Committee considers public petitions addressed to the Parliament.  The Committee meets fortnightly on Tuesday mornings when the Parliament is sitting.  Meetings are open to the public and tickets for the public gallery can be booked up to 7 days in advance from Visitor Services

The agenda and meeting papers are published on this page, normally on the Thursday afternoon before a Tuesday Committee meeting. 

For more details about all petitions under consideration or how to create one, please visit the Public Petitions website.

Current Business

Current Petitions

Most recent new petitions considered by the Committee

Meeting of 7 September 2015

  • PE1569 by George McKenzie on re-introduction of the Scottish Red Ensign.

Meeting of 23 June 2015

  • PE1566 by Mary Hemphill and Ian Reid on a national service delivery model for warfarin patients.

Meeting of 9 June 2015

  • PE1565 by James Dougall on whole of life sentences for violent re-offenders;
  • PE1568 by Catherine Hughes on funding, access and promotion of the NHS Centre for Integrative Care.

Meeting of 26 May 2015

  • PE1563 by Doreen Goldie, on behalf of Avonbridge and Standburn Community Council, on sewage sludge spreading;
  • PE1564 by James Treasurer, on behalf of the Friends of the Great Glen on saving Loch Ness and the Great Glen.

Committee Meetings

15th Public Petitions Committee Meeting

Date: 15th Meeting, Tuesday 22 September 2015

Location: the Adam Smith Room (CR5)

Declaration of interests
Choice of Convener
New petitions
Continued petitions

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Wednesday 30 September 2015.

Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Public Petitions Committee

1st Report, 2015 (Session 4): Annual Report 2014-2015

Keep up to date

Contact us

Clerk: Catherine Fergusson

0131 348 5254

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