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Petition PE1317

Petition by Paul Dryburgh and Ellen Cummings calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to take the necessary action to ensure that the rights of school aged workers in part time employment are protected so that employers cannot impose excessive working hours to the detriment of the workers academic studies and bring about greater transparency in the distribution of tips to young workers in the hospitality trade.

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Petition PE1316

Petition by Matthew Goundry calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that all individuals seeking election to local or national public office (i.e. council and Scottish Parliament) are subject to enhanced disclosure.

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Petition PE1315

Petition by Stuart Housden on behalf of RSPB Scotland calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to increase its efforts to stop the illegal killing of birds of prey.

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Petition PE1314

Petition by Rebecca Stafford calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend immediately the Prohibited Procedures on Protected Animals (Exemptions) (Scotland) Regulations 2007 and ban the hot branding of all equine animals.

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Petition PE1313

Petition by Kelly Anne McGee calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce mandatory minimum custodial sentencing for those caught carrying knives or other dangerous weapons in public except where there are exceptional circumstances relating to the carrying of a knife or other similar sharp implement.

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Petition PE1312

Petition by William Leitch calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make representations to the UK Government asking it to investigate the circumstances into the process for awarding medals to those involved in the 1949 Yangtze campaign and, in particular, whether this process was corrupted as a result of the exclusion of relevant and important documents relating to the role of HMS Concord in the Yangtze Campaign on 30 and 31 July 1949.

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Petition PE1311

Petition by Stephen Koepplinger calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review the arrangements which allow individuals who have undergone satisfactory police checks but who do not have a national governing body level 2 coaching certificate to access community resources (funding as well as sports facilities and equipment) in the same way as those who do have such a qualification in order to increase the breadth and number of coaches available to work with young people across the range of sports activities.

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Petition PE1310

Petition by Jean Gerrard calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 to abolish the over-use of Compulsory Treatment Orders for non-violent mentally ill patients and to provide a process which allows patients and their representatives to challenge any perceived errors in CTO report which can lead to misdiagnoses, faulty speculation and the administration of unwarranted forms of treatment.

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Petition PE1309

Petition by Farquhar Macbeath calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend relevant legislation to remove the protection given to sea eagles and other predators such as foxes, badgers, and ravens in order to allow farmers and crofters, in certain situations, to kill such predators so as to protect their livestock from injury and death incurred by attack.

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Petition PE1308

Petition by Asid Khan calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review its policy with respect to trade missions or trade initiatives by publicly funded bodies to Israel and to direct or influence Scottish Trade International to end any ongoing initiatives with Israel.

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Petition PE1307

Petition by Alison Waugh and Jackie Walls calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that all publicly funded action (campaigns, publications, action plans, projects, training programmes, etc.) on domestic abuse/violence are overhauled to fully acknowledge the extent to which men are at the receiving end and to address the needs of male victims and their children.

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Petition PE1306

Petition by David Park Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge each local authority to put in place an open, accessible, accountable and participative public petitions process.

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Petition PE1305

Petition by Margaret Paton calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to extend the bowel cancer screening programme to the immediate families of those who have been diagnosed with bowel cancer.

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Petition PE1304

Petition by Kathleen Bryson on behalf of the Lighthouse Foundation calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make representations to the banking and other private funding sectors to ensure that funding which they provide to charities is maintained in order to protect the jobs and services they provide, many of which are carried out on behalf of public bodies, and to outline how it will address any funding shortfall as a result of the current financial difficulties faced by banks and others.

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Petition PE1303

Petition by Grahame Smith, on behalf of the Scottish TUC, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to restore access to justice for all by abandoning its policy of full withdrawal of public funding for civil courts and repealing the Orders relating to Court of Session, High Court of Judiciary, Public Guardian and Sheriff Court fees which increase the cost to individuals in accessing civil justice.

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Petition PE1301

Petition by James Duff calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make provision to allow individuals complaining about the police force for their area to approach a police force from a different area to investigate such complaints

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Petition PE1300

Petition by Drew Cochrane calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to issue a direction to Scottish Water under the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 to discontinue the practice of paying bonuses to its senior executives.

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Petition PE1299

Petition by Geraldine MacDonald calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to set national standards of care for all Myoclonic Dystonia sufferers and issue guidance to local authority social work/housing departments to ensure they provide adapted service provisions and environmental adaptations to the sufferers based on a fair assessment of their condition.

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Petition PE1298

Petition by George Scott calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to promote and support the introduction of national screening and a science based diagnosis of Haemochromatosis Iron Overload within NHS primary care.

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Petition PE1297

Petition by Ranald Alasdair MacDonald of Keppoch calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to investigate Scottish land ownership and tenure under the 'Dutchas/Duthchaich' or 'native title' system of land tenure

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Petition PE1296

Petition by Robert Thomson on behalf of LDN Now Scotland calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make Low Dose Naltrexone readily available on the NHS to auto-immune disease sufferers as well as other conditions not classified as auto-immune such as HIV/AIDS, cancer and fertility, in each NHS board area thereby reducing the danger of sufferers having to access riskier alternatives and also incurring higher costs by purchasing the drug through private medical providers and to provide guidance to all GPs on LDN protocol and require them to collect LDN clinical data.

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Petition PE1295

Petition by Flora Dickson calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clarify how sites which have been identified as areas of national scenic value can then be considered as suitable locations for the building of crematoria and other developments and whether allowing under the planning system for applications to build crematoria and other developments runs contrary to the reasons for sites being designated as such and whether the promotion and protection of our natural heritage should merit that a full and robust Environmental Impact Assessment is conducted for any planning applications made.

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Petition PE1294

Petition by Allan Petrie on behalf of the RealJustice4Brandon Campaign Group calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to implement a Safe Guardian law to allow family members to care for children who may be at risk.

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Petition PE1293

Petition by George Barr calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that existing planning policies, such as SPP11, is rigorously followed by local authorities when considering developments on land currently used as playing fields or open spaces.

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Petition PE1292

Petition by Laura Stebbings on behalf of Dyce Academy Fair Trade Group calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) Act 2007 to allow pupils to act responsibly in respect to their own health and to learn about 'fair trade' through running stalls in their schools which sell FairTrade products.

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Petition PE1291

Petition by Tara MacDowel on behalf of Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to (1) note and act upon the Sands Saving Babies Lives Report 2009 in support of its Why 17? Campaign; (2) develop a strategy for reducing levels of stillbirths and neonatal deaths; (3) fund further research to improve understanding of why stillbirths and neonatal deaths happen; (4) develop gold standard antenatal care provision in all NHS boards; and (5) work with Sands to improve public awareness of these issues.

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Petition PE1290

Petition by Carol-Anne McGinty on behalf of Primary 7 pupil pressure group; Knowetop Pupils Against Sweet Ban calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) Act 2007 to allow schools to sell Fairtrade confectionary in school tuck shops

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Petition PE1289

Petition by Dr David McNally calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clarify the legislation governing Disclosure Scotland processes to ensure that teachers who work for more than one local authority do not have to apply for a disclosure certificate from each authority.

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Petition PE1288

Petition by Dr Godfrey Joseph calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that every NHS board has the structure, funding and capability to provide speedy, accurate and appropriate translation and interpretation services for patients and their families and that such services are consistent across every NHS board.

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Petition PE1287

Petition by Elaine Pomeransky calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clarify the rights and options of patients once they have accessed their medical records and seen what has been written about them, why and by whom; the guidance given to health professionals on what sort of information and details they should insert into a patients medical records in terms of the need for the information, the language used and the appropriateness of any comments which could be considered libellous; and how it ensures that there is a process in place which provides a right for the patient to have a comment removed from their record.

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Petition PE1286

Petition by Kate Salmon calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill by removing the proposals relating to the ban on the display of tobacco in shops.

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Petition PE1284

Petition by Graham Simpson calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to note the successful outcome of a number of legal cases brought by parents against local authorities involving placing requests for children and for it, and councils, to desist from applying any policy on class sizes which conflicts with the numbers stipulated by law and the statutory rights of parents under the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 to choose the school they wish theirchildren to attend.

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Petition PE1283

Petition by Dr D A L Watt on behalf of Morvern Community Council calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make representations to the Post Office plc to review all postcodes in Scotland to determine the adverse economic and social costs misleading postcodes have particularly on rural communities in terms of the late or incorrect delivery of mail to businesses, increased insurance and pension costs, access to public services and the general misleading and confusing nature of a postcode which does not properly relate geographically to the area.

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Petition PE1282

Petition by Ronald Hunter calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to immediately cease overseas aid and donations and apply these funds to the more pressing demands of Scotland.

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Petition PE1281

Petition by Graham White on behalf of North Kelvin Residents' Group Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make planning permission a pre-requisite of the granting of a HMO licence; amend or enact laws to control HMO density; give councils full powers of closure in instances of illegal or non-compliant multiple occupancy operation and greatly increase fines for same; and deem local residents' multiple objections to an application sufficient reason to refuse or renew an HMO licence.

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Petition PE1279

Petition by John Womersley on behalf of Disability Concern Gasgow calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to establish processes to ensure that health boards and local authorities fully implement the changes recommended in national reports aimed at improving the wellbeing of people with a physical disability.

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Petition PE1278

Petition by Kimby Tosh on behalf of Project Scotland calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how it supports national youth volunteering opportunities which deliver skills development for all young people in Scotland and to develop and implement a national youth volunteering policy for Scotland.

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Petition PE1276

Petition by John Ferguson calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to remove the requirement on judicial office holders, including justices of the peace, to retire at the age of 70

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Petition PE1275

Petition by Andrew Page calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that pupils at schools in remote area, such as in the Highlands, are not limited or prevented from visiting educational, cultural, study events in the central belt or lowlands and to demonstrate there is financial equity in terms of meeting the costs of these visits and that location does not limit opportunity.

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Petition PE1274

Petition by Andrew Danet calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce a scheme to pay people each time they donate blood and to consider other measures to encourage more people to donate.

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Petition PE1272

Petition by Randolph Murray calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that there is adequate provision for out of hours GP cover in all remote and rural areas in Scotland.

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Petition PE1271

Petition by Councillor Anita McDonald calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to investigate the case for a reduced speed limit and other road safety measures such as crossing points on the A96 trunk road in Mosstodloch to improve road safety for school children and the wider public.

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Petition PE1270

Petition by Linda Burke on behalf of PAMIS and the Learning Disability Alliance Scotland, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to request that local authorities use British Standard 8300:2009 to ensure that at least one public toilet built to the Changing Places standard is provided within the centre of each town with a population greater than 15,000 and within each new larger and publicly accessible building and complex.

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Petition PE1269

Petition by Tom French, on behalf of the Equal Marriage Campaign, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend legislation to allow same-sex marriage and mixed-sex civil partnership.

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Petition PE1268

Petition by Catherine Mitchell on behalf of St. Gilbert primary school and all schools in the west of Scotland calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to take action against those local authorities who have failed to implement a robust asbestos management plan and procedures for school buildings containing asbestos and ensure that parents and teachers who require data about asbestos in school buildings held by local authorities have full access to this.

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Petition PE1267

Petition by Richie Venton on behalf of Glasgow Save Our Schools Campaign calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to conduct a public investigation into the impact the proposed closures of schools and nurseries by local authorities has on education policies, class sizes, childrens' health and safety, social inclusion, jobs, and whether the process of consulting with parents and wider communities on the provision of education complies with local authorities statutory duties and democratic principles.

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Petition PE1266

Petition by William Stevenson on behalf of Bellahouston primary school calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to establish how the procedures and guidelines used by local authorities to close a school properly reflect and recognise the needs of children with additional support needs.

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Petition PE1265

Petition by Matthew Goundry calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to deliver the same level of responsiveness and support to those individuals who are part of small scale redundancy as those who face large scale redundancy.

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Petition PE1264

Petition by Alan Hind calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to set up a network of national suggestion boxes to allow members of the public to submit their comments, ideas and suggestions directly to it.

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Petition PE1263

Petition by Evelyn Mundell on behalf of Ben Mundell calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to accept that individual dairy farmers have human rights and that these have been breached by the operating rules of the ring fencing mechanism attached to the management of milk quotas which should have been carried out in accordance with objective criteria and in such a way as to ensure equal treatment between farmers and avoid market and competition distortion.

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