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Section I – Petitions

The following Petition was lodged with the Parliament on 19 September 2005

A full list of petitions can be viewed on the Scottish Parliament website at Petitions


PE885 Petition by Mark McCabe calling for the Scottish Parliament to amend Scots criminal law relating to sex offences so that (a) there is a statutory offence of male rape in line with the rest of the United Kingdom and with Ireland; and (b) there are no offences that may be committed exclusively by gay men and all sex offences apply equally to everyone, whether man or woman, gay or straight.

PE886 Petition by James McKillop, on behalf of the Scottish Dementia Working Group, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive and NHS Quality Improvement Scotland to ensure the continued availability on prescription of medications such as donepezil, rivastigmine, galatamine and memantine for use in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disaease, and other forms of dementia.