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Petition PE1388

Petition by William Burns on behalf of Crusade For The Protection Of True Democracy calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to repeal the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980, end self-regulation, and remove the independence of the legal profession, bringing it onside with true democracy.

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Petition PE1387

Petition by Herbert Coutts, Gareth Jones, Arran Johnston and Kristine Cunningham on behalf of the Battle of Prestonpans Heritage Trust calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to provide financial support for the creation of a permanent interpretation and education centre close to the site of the Battle of Prestonpans.

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Petition PE1382

Petition by Laurence Slavin calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to conduct a review, with the following objectives: (1) provide a right of appeal by stakeholders regarding breaches of the Schools Consultation (Scotland) Act 2010; (2) provide a clear protocol over the mechanism to change closure proposal papers after the consultation period has commenced; (3) place a legislative requirement on local authorities to provide stakeholders with full access to all supporting evidence; (4) provide for a fair, open and independent consultation process; and (5) clarify the requirements of the Educational Benefit Statement, these objectives aimed at strengthening the Act and accompanying guidance to ensure there is greater clarity over the requirements and expectations of a local authority when considering a school closure proposal.

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Petition PE1380

Petition by Andrew Page calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce legislation prohibiting the resale of football tickets for Scottish domestic and international fixtures, in line with similar legislation currently in force in England and Wales as well as the Netherlands.

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Petition PE1379

Petition by Michael Gallagher on behalf of Green Alternatives to Incineration in Scotland calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to (a) immediately ban the construction of new waste incinerators and large biomass burners, and shut all existing plants within 5 years; (b) improve the monitoring of emissions from existing waste incinerators; and (c) accelerate Scotland's drive to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.

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Petition PE1377

Petition by Jack Turner and John Paterson calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to increase the accountability of community councils while empowering and supporting their role and of community councillors thereby creating parity with local authorities and the Scottish Parliament.

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Petition PE1375

Petition by Philip Woolley & Collette Campbell on behalf of the Australian Wildlife Protection Council calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ban the import to, transit through, or export from, Scotland of rooroo meat, skin and other associated products to protect the welfare of baby kangaroos.

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Petition PE1374

Petition by Ronnie Smith on behalf of the Educational Institute of Scotland calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that sufficient resources are provided to local authorities to ensure that jobs are available for teachers who have successfully completed their induction year.

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Petition PE1373

Petition by Lydia Reid and Sammy Lowrie calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to instruct Historic Scotland to ensure that great patriot of Scotland, Bishop Robert Wishart, has the Scottish saltire hanging above or beside his effigy in Glasgow Cathedral and that he is recognised by an official plaque and a designated area within the Cathedral to show his contribution to Scottish history.

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Petition PE1371

Petition by Iain Jack calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to intervene in the deadlock between the parties that govern Scottish football to compel them to: (1) form one truly representative governing body, fit to deliver competent and accountable decision making processes, and (2) carry out an investigation into the public funding provided to the SFA and its partners to determine whether the objectives of this funding have been met by them.

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Petition PE1368

Petition by Rowena Carlton MSYP on behalf of the Scottish Youth Parliament calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that political education is provided to all school pupils and is given prominence within the framework of the new Curriculum for Excellence.

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Petition PE1366

Petition by James Forbes calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to remove the seats reserved for the Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church from the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

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Petition PE1365

Petition by Martin Johnstone on behalf of the Poverty Truth Commission calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to attend a meeting with kinship carers, hosted by the Scottish Human Rights Commission and the Poverty Truth Commission, to work on providing adequate financial and other support for kinship carer children giving them an equal chance to foster care children and to urge the UK Government and COSLA to also attend and that the Scottish Government includes kinship carers in future detailed discussions which affect them to maximise the effectiveness of new policies and legislation.

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Petition PE1363

Petition by Ken MacLennan calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to formally and publicly apologise for the ill treatment by governments and public bodies of the Scottish Gypsy traveller community, with evidence clearly showing it to be one of the most marginalised and discriminated communities.

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Petition PE1362

Petition by Brian McKerrow Jnr calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clearly demonstrate how the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 is compliant with the European Convention on Human Rights, the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and the key tenets of Scots Law and to publish the documents and evidence of such compliance.

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Petition PE1361

Petition by Tom Muirhead calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review the involvement of the Scottish judiciary in the legislative process.

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Petition PE1360

Petition by Jonathan Robertson calling on the Scottish Parliament to examine whether section 3.2 of the Guidelines for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) and sections 1.1.1., 1.1.3 and 2.1.1 of the Standards for ITE place a legal obligation on the General Teaching Council for Scotland and the Scottish Government to only accredit and approve ITE programmes for primary teachers that offer some form of core modern language training module and whether they have circumvented these Guidelines and Standards when approving ITE programmes following their introduction in 2007.

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Petition PE1359

Petition by Daphne Jackson on behalf of Ettrick and Yarrow Community Council calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make representations to mobile phone companies to improve mobile phone coverage in rural areas in the interest of economic development and community safety.

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Petition PE1358

Petition by Lillian Gunn calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to disseminate correct and accurate information regarding the uses of sodium fluoride and calcium fluoride to NHS boards and other bodies as appropriate

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Petition PE1357

Tessa Packard on behalf of Black Mountain Farms, Faccombe Estates, Horseupcleugh Estate, Burncastle Estate, Cranshaws and Longformacus Community Councils calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to convene an inquiry to consider the process for consenting onshore and offshore renewable energy generating stations and whether the process achieves an adequate cost/benefit and planning developments/environment balance, particularly for those in rural communities and whether its energy and planning policies compete against local communities' priorities for land and landscape conservation, tourism and public recreation.

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Petition PE1356

Petition by Rebecca Docherty calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to take practical actions with all relevant stakeholders to support and implement Our Charter Quarriers Charter for Young Homeless People.

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Petition PE1355

Petition by Katy Simmons and Scott Currie on behalf of Arran High School pupils and the Arran Youth Forum, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to consider the need to lower the prices for travelling on public transport for all school and further education students age 18 and below.

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Petition PE1354

Petition by Stewart Mackenzie calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce 'citizenship' as a compulsory element of the secondary school curriculum and which covers knowledge and an understanding of consumers' rights, the roles, duties and responsibilities of the legal profession and the different courts systems in relation to civil justice and also human rights legislation.

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Petition PE1353

Petition by Audrey Barnett calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to carry out or encourage urgent research into Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency Liberation treatment for Multiple Sclerosis and make it available to sufferers as soon as possible.

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Petition PE1349

Petition by Iris Innes calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

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Petition PE1348

Petition by M Corbett calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

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Petition PE1347

Petition by Christina Cumming calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

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Petition PE1346

Petition by William Whiteside calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

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Petition PE1345

Petition by James Smith calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

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Petition PE1344

Petition by Philip Hawthorne calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

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Petition PE1343

Petition by Sandra Smith calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

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Petition PE1342

Petition by Phyllis and Robert French calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.

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Petition PE1341

Petition by R A Rahman calling on the Scottish Parliament to conduct an annual audit of the public expenditure on the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) and establish public complaint channels to examine the public dissatisfaction at the SPSO in managing complaints raised by members of the public.

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Petition PE1339

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clarify whether it is required to give written authorisation to police forces before any new schemes to arm police officers with Taser weapons can take place and what its legislative obligations are to provide and implement a legal and administrative framework governing the use of Tasers and other firearms.

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Petition PE1338

Petition by David Stuart MacKay calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend relevant legislation to provide that night services are eligible services for holders of entitlement cards for free bus travel for older and disabled persons.

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Petition PE1337

Petition by James Campbell calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how public bodies and their employees who enter into contractual agreements with third parties, particularly SMEs, honour their obligations and fulfil the requirements of these contracts.

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Petition PE1335

Petition by Maggie Tervit and other parents on behalf of football players with Cerebral Palsy or Acquired Brain Injury calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to take action, including making representations to the Scottish Football Association, to bring Scotland more into line with England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to adopt the Scottish national team for footballers with Cerebral Palsy/Acquired Brain Injury.

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Petition PE1334

Petition by Ann Cassels calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to set out what its expectations are in relation to how, when, with whom and on what local authorities consult when considering the closure or relocation of centres which provide services for people with disabilities and what evidence is there that this, in reality, is what local authorities are doing.

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Petition PE1332

Petition by Guje Borgesson calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that the new specialist deaths unit being created by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is able to investigate retrospective and current cases of suspicious deaths, including after a Fatal Accident Inquiry has taken place, where the bereaved can reasonably demonstrate that the circumstances of the death were suspicious and that there is a robust and open mechanism, involving the families, for an independent review of such suspicious deaths

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Petition PE1331

Petition by Tanith Muller, on behalf of Parkinsons UK, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that NHS boards support people with Parkinson's to get their medication on time, every time, in hospital and at home.

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Petition PE1330

Petition by Roy Peckham calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to prohibit the use of equine underground.

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Petition PE1329

Petition by Robert Adamson calling on the Scottish Government to put in place a review of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 with a remit to bring it up to date, specifically to introduce legislation that will cover the area surrounding deceased adults and in particular the role of the Public Guardian in these cases.

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Petition PE1328

Petition by M. Farnham calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to guarantee a minimum separation distance of two kilometres between a wind turbine development and any residential property or building, regardless of whether they are single dwellings or part of a settlement, to minimise potential health, safety and environmental risks.

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Petition PE1327

Petition by Maria Murray on behalf of Asirus (Asthma Support in Rural Scotland - SC034089), calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to promote and support the use of the Grid Reference Identification Project (GRIP) and to encourage GPs to invite vulnerable rural patients to take part in this initiative.

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Petition PE1326

Petition by Moyra Beattie calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to investigate and review the compulsory purchase powers of local authorities to deal with derelict properties/land.

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Petition PE1325

Petition by Patrick Scott Hogg calling on the Scottish Parliament to support the erection of a statue of Thomas Muir (1765-1799) in the vicinity of the Parliament building or at an appropriate place on the Royal Mile.

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Petition PE1324

Petition by Sofiah MacLeod, on behalf of Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign, calling on the Scottish Parliament to cancel the 'Israel's Contribution to Medicine, Science and Technology' exhibition scheduled to run in the Scottish Parliament from 27-29 April 2010.

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Petition PE1323

Petition by Syed Ali Naqvi on behalf of the Scottish Shia Muslims calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to encourage and facilitate the creation of community centres dedicated for Scottish Shia Muslims.

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Petition PE1321

Petition by Lynne Tammi on behalf of members of the Young Gypsy/Travellers Lives Project calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to remove the Trespass (Scotland) Act 1865 from all future guidance on the management of Gypsy/Traveller temporary and halt sites.

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Petition PE1318

Petition by Megan Lumsden and Daniel Swaddle, Ronan Buist calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to give free access to all publicly funded leisure centres, including swimming pools, for all school aged children across Scotland.

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