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Tuesday 30 January 2001

Section I - Petitions lodged on 29 January 2001




The following Petitions were lodged with the Parliament on 29 January 2001—

PE335 Petition by Mr Lou Howson, on behalf of The Confederation of Scotland's Elderly, 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.

PE336 Petition by Mr Frank Maguire of Thompsons Solicitors and Solicitor Advocates, on behalf of Clydeside Action on Asbestos, 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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