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Petition by Kevin Hutchens  
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1158  
Petition by Kevin Hutchens, on behalf of Aberdeen Trades Union Council, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review whether it is making adequate and sufficient funding available to local authorities for the provision of public and voluntary sector services  
Petitioner: Kevin Hutchens  
On behalf of: Aberdeen Trades Union Council 
Number of signatures: 129  
Date lodged: 19 May 2008  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1158 

Written Submissions for PE1158  

10 June 2008 :   The Committee agreed to seek responses to the issues raised in the petition from the Scottish Government, COSLA, Aberdeen City Council, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations and Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. Link to Official Report 10 June 2008 

2 December 2008 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives seeking a response to the specific points raised during the meeting. Link to Official Report 2 December 2008 

16 June 2009 :   The Committee agreed to refer this petition to the Local Government and Communities Committee. <Link to Official Report 16 June 2009  

9 September 2009 :   The petitioner gave oral evidence to the Local Government and Communities Committee's local government finance inquiry. Links to the Minutes and Official Report for that meeting are undernoted: < 

24 February 2010 :   The Local Government and Communities Committee agreed to close the petition and to inform the petitioner of its decision.  

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