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Petition by Maria Murray  
 
Closed Petitions - 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.  
Petitioner: Maria Murray  
On behalf of: Asirus (Asthma Support in Rural Scotland - SCO34089) 
Number of signatures: 90  
Date lodged: 30 April 2010  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1327 
Summary:

Written Questions for PE1327  

Written Submissions for PE1327  

18 May 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, a selection of local authorities (Aberdeenshire, Highland and Scottish Borders), a selection of NHS boards (Grampian, Highlands and Islands and Scottish Borders), a selection of Fire and Rescue Services (Grampian, Highlands & Islands, Lothian & Borders), the Scottish Ambulance Service, Royal College of General Practitioners and the Remote Practitioners Association of Scotland seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. <Link to Official Report 18 May 2010 

13 September 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. <Link to Official Report 13 September 2010 

23 November 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 23 November 2010" 

8 February 2011 :   The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the grounds that the Scottish Government although recognising the merits of this project, has stated that it will not conduct a campaign to promote the GRIP service to vulnerable groups who may benefit from it. <Link to Official Report 8 February 2011 

 
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