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Petition PE344

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to institute a research programme into the effects of fluoride in water supplies on the human body.

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Petition PE343

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to review and amend the existing law pertaining to contracts between building companies and their clients.

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Petition PE342

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to (a) consider framing national guidelines for school closures that are at least as fair and comprehensive as those adopted in England, and (b) ask councils to consider deferring decisions on any school closures until these new guidelines have been established.

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Petition PE341

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to abolish mandatory unit assessments in Scottish schools.

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Petition PE340

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to implement emergency action to ensure that people who own property on rented land, where that property cannot be removed without being destroyed, are not deprived of their property whilst responses to the Consultation on Legislation to Provide Greater Protection to Hutters in Scotland are being considered and until such provisions are made law.

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Petition PE339

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to introduce legislation restricting hedge trimming and heavy rolling of pastures and fields during certain periods of the year in the interests of wildlife.

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Petition PE338

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to ask the Scottish Executive to provide a model for and/or criticisms of his suggested alternative approach to the transfer of ownership of council housing.

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Petition PE337

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to ensure that the Minister for Justice takes into account the concerns of its members in Oban before reaching a decision on Strathclyde Fire Brigade's proposals for restructuring the fire service in the Oban area.

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Petition PE336

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committees to initiate a review of the powers and procedures of the Court of Session in handling cases involving victims of asbestos poisoning, to ensure that the real issues between the parties involved are properly identified; that delay is minimised; and that interim payments and jury trials are made available to victims.

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Petition PE335

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to implement in full the recommendations contained in the Report by the Royal Commission on Long Term Care, "With Respect to Old Age" and not to commission a further review of the recommendations.

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Petition PE334

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to ask the Scottish Executive to initiate a review of Emergency Planning measures for nuclear submarine accidents in Scotland to ensure there is adequate protection for the local population and the environment.

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Petition PE333

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to amend sections 8, 9, 14 and 15 of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977, to give Humanist and other secular marriage ceremonies the same legal status as religious ceremonies.

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Petition PE332

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to create controls to require MSPs to declare to the Standards Committee details of members of their staff to ensure that in instances where they recruit relatives the most suitable person has been hired for the post.

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Petition PE331

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to investigate why drivers who have made deliberate decisions when driving which cause risk to the lives of others are classed as careless drivers when prosecuted, even in the event of a fatality.

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Petition PE330

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to urge Historic Scotland to give greater publicity, interpretation and investment to sites and buildings of national importance and in particular, to erect directional signs to key places of interest associated with Andrew de Moray, William Wallace, King Robert Bruce and the Wars of Independence.

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Petition PE329

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament calling for the Scottish Parliament to amend the relevant legislation to make licensing board procedures fairer and more equitable.

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Petition PE328

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to review arrangements for the billing and collection of Water and Sewerage charges to ensure that they are affordable to those claiming Income Support on a permanent basis.

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Petition PE327

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to request that legislation be revised to ensure that public health and the environment are not at risk from the current practice of spreading sewage sludge and other non-agriculturally derived waste on land in Scotland.

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Petition PE326

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to return and restore the Stone of Scone to the community of Scone.

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Petition PE325

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to investigate how the level of funding provided to the Centre might be increased to allow for the re-establishment and expansion of its services, thus enabling the provision of essential support to those most at risk of suicide and self-harm.

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Petition PE324

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to call for a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the sudden death of Dwayne Hood at Ayr Hospital on 9 June 2000 and request that the Scottish Executive institute a Right of Appeal to the Lord Advocate where a Fatal Accident Inquiry has been ruled out.

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Petition PE323

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to change current legislation in such a way as to give equal rights to both developers and objectors to developments and to take appropriate action to prevent any development at 8a Montague Street, Dundee.

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Petition PE322

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to instruct South Lanarkshire council to improve security entry to 80-94 Franklin Place, East Kilbride.

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Petition PE321

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to abolish council tax and replace it with another method of local taxation.

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Petition PE320

Petition calling for the Health and Community Care Committee of the Scottish Parliament to examine the possible implications for health policy in Scotland of the World Trade Organisation's liberalisation of trade in services.

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Petition PE319

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to redistribute income and wealth in Scotland with the aim of reversing the inequalities of the free market economy and reducing poverty.

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Petition PE318

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to take the opportunity presented through the publication of the Scottish Health Plan, to allocate new funds specifically for improving Mental Health Services, particularly Care in the Community.

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Petition PE317

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to request that South Lanarkshire Council adhere to the South Lanarkshire Development Plan when considering planning applications for the Larch Grove/Silvertonhill Avenue, Hamilton, open space site and undertake to maintain and improve this open space for recreational use.

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Petition PE316

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to provide the funding and support necessary to design a National Berry Strategy to raise home-based consumption of raspberries within Scotland.

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Petition PE315

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to investigate the following issues: effect of the weapons dump off the Western Isles on fisheries, public health and the environment; television advertising of alcohol and tobacco; heroin use in Scotland; the health implications of aspartame and lindane; nuclear missiles based in Scotland; the rights of OAPs; inactive radioactive submarines at Rosyth and; the reduction of retirement age to 55.

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Petition PE314

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to investigate the decision of Tayside Health Board to close Meigle Community Day Hospital and transfer its services to Blairgowrie Community Hospital, and to pass the petition to the relevant Parliamentary Committee in the hope that Tayside Health Board will reverse its decision.

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Petition PE313

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to resolve a dispute between householders and a developer in Deaconsbank, Glasgow over land maintenance.

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Petition PE312

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to uphold the decision of the ten Regional Councils of Scotland, as stated in 1993, not to add artificial fluoride to the public water supplies.

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Petition PE311

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to provide details of: how it intends to avoid a repetition of the SQA Exam Results crisis in future years; the steps it will take in order to evaluate the effect of Social Inclusion in relation to the lives of Glaswegian young people; the measures it will implement to ensure that student finance is fair and open to all; and, how it proposes to tackle the issue of transport safety in the Greater Glasgow area.

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Petition PE310

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to amend existing legislation, to revoke the permitted development rights for all mobile phone base stations in sensitive areas and make available planning documentation in relation to the development and installation of telecommunications apparatus near residential areas.

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Petition PE309

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to ask Greater Glasgow Health Board to produce detailed plans as part of an investigation into the existing Victoria Infirmary site and associated grounds, when considering a proposed site for the acute hospital for South Glasgow.

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Petition PE308

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to investigate and reverse the decision by South Lanarkshire Council in relation to the sale of undeveloped land in the Blackbraes area of Calderwood, East Kilbride.

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Petition PE307

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to provide the necessary support and funding to promote traditional arts and culture in Scotland through the inclusion of these topics in the mainstream educational curriculum and the establishment of a Traditional Arts Centre in Edinburgh and Regional Centres throughout Scotland.

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Petition PE306

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to request that all members of the Judiciary declare membership of organisations such as Freemasons and that such a register be made available on request.

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Petition PE305

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to ensure that proposed changes to the current benefit payments system will not lead to the closure of rural post offices and associated businesses.

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Petition PE304

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to reverse the decision by South Lanarkshire Council to erect dwelling houses at the gap site at Philipshill Road, East Kilbride.

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Petition PE303

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to reverse the decision by South Lanarkshire Council to erect a two and a half storey building at Hunter Street/Montgomery Street, East Kilbride and to instruct the council to use this site for social housing only.

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Petition PE302

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to urge Glasgow City Council to take steps to give Private Hire Cars the same rights of access to Glasgow's bus lanes and restricted roads, as are enjoyed by Hackney taxis.

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Petition PE301

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to ensure that Scotland's peatland sites receive strict protection by proposing 17 additional candidate Special Areas of Conservation in order to meet the requirements and spirit of the European Habitats and Species Directive and in the initiation of measures to reduce the consumption of peat.

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Petition PE300

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to cancel the Warrant Cards of all Wardens appointed under the Freshwater and Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1976, with the intention of protecting women and children from convicted sex-offenders.

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Petition PE299

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to investigate whether the additional driving offences of failure to possess the correct licence, MOT or insurance documentation should be taken into consideration at court hearings concerning a fatality caused by dangerous driving.

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Petition PE298

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to recommend that the Forres ambulance unit remains at Leanchoil Hospital, Forres and is upgraded to a 24 hour service, in light of the proposal to relocate the unit to Elgin.

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Petition PE297

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to investigate the impact that the proposed M74 Northern Extension will have upon the communities and small businesses along its route.

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Petition PE296

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to recommend the suspension of the construction of the funicular railway in the Cairngorms until the inquiry into the Austrian ski-train accident that occurred on 11 November 2000, has been completed.

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Petition PE295

Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to urge the City of Edinburgh Council to review its plans for the relocation of the football pitch on Silverknowes Green and to ensure that future planning applications allow sufficient opportunities for interested parties to voice their concerns.

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