BUSINESS BULLETIN 39 / 2000
Thursday 2 March 2000
Section I - Petitions lodged on 1 March 2000
PE114 Petition by Julia Clarke calling for the Scottish Parliament to
a) establish a group to produce cost benefit analysis of establishing after school clubs in primary schools; and
b) call upon the Scottish Executive to make available resources, designate a lead minister and initiate a debate on this issue.
PE115 Petition by Julia Clarke calling for the Scottish Parliament to request Scottish Airports to re-route aircraft taking off and landing at Edinburgh Airport away from residential areas to reduce pollution and to consult with residents.
PE116 Petition by James Strang calling for the Scottish Parliament to introduce appropriate provisions to ensure that aspects of Scots law are compatible with the obligations of Article 6 (1) of the European Convention on Human Rights.
PE117 Petition calling for the Scottish Parliament to
a) produce a new film on ice cream van safety;
b) allow ice cream vans to use their hazard warning lights when stopped; and
c)ensure the safe speed limit when passing an ice cream van is 5-10 miles per hour.
PE118 Petition by Dr Ronald Crawford calling for the Scottish Parliament to reverse the decision to increase North of Scotland Water Authority charges to domestic customers by 35% in 2000/2001 and 12% in 20001/2002 and to restrict increase to 10% in each of the next four financial years.
PE119 Petition by Mr C Ogg calling for the Scottish Parliament to take immediate action to ensure that suitable allotments are provided according to statute.
PE120 Petition by Mr Frank Harvey calling for the Scottish Parliament to ban all school children from visiting farms in Scotland immediately for safety reasons.
PE121 Petition by Mr Frank Harvey calling for the Scottish Parliament to raise the issue of safety at Nuclear Power Stations with the Energy Minister of the UK Parliament and request inspections of all nuclear establishments.
PE122 Petition by St Mary's Episcopal Primary School calling for the Scottish Parliament to consider the request that St Mary's EPS's application for grant aided status be granted.
PE123 Petition by The Scottish Warm Homes Campaign calling for the Scottish Parliament to identify, discuss and seek to implement measures which would eradicate fuel poverty as a matter of urgency