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Business Bulletin No. 5 / 2004

Friday 9th January 2004

Section I : Petitions lodged on Thursday 8thJanuary 2004


The following Petitions were lodged with the Parliament on 8 January 2004-

PE700 Petition by Bruce Fraser and Sir Bill Connor on behalf of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers, calling for the Scottish Parliament to support statutory protection of Christmas Day and New Year's Day, which will stop shops of over 280 square metres, from opening on those days.

PE701 Petition by Frank Mullarkey and Paul Tierney, calling for the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to review the consultation arrangements regarding school closures and mergers, to ensure that the concerns of local communities are fully taken into account; proper risk assessments conducted, and detailed costings made available.