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BUSINESS BULLETIN 4 / 2000

Wednesday 12 January 2000

Section I - Petitions lodged between 23 December and 11 January 2000

 

  

The following Petitions were lodged with the Parliament between 23 December 1999 and 11 January 2000—

 

PE55 Petition by Tricia Donegan calling for the Scottish Parliament to conduct an investigation to establish why the full powers of the law are not enforced in all cases which involve death by dangerous driving.

 

PE56 Petition by Ian Cantwell calling for the Scottish Parliament to take action to make the Assessor (Valuation Officer) accountable to either a Public Sector Ombudsman, a Parliamentary Ombudsman or the Local Government Ombudsman.

 

PE57 Petition by Frank Harvey calling for the Scottish Parliament to request that Glasgow City Council initiate legal action in relation to the obstruction of a public right of way in Yorkhill Park, Glasgow by developers.

 

PE58 Petition by Frank Harvey calling for the Scottish Parliament to take action to terminate the contract to process student loan applications which was awarded to a company in India by the Student Loans Company.

 

PE59 Petition by Frank Harvey calling for the Scottish Parliament to take certain steps to improve passenger safety on public transport in Scotland.

 

PE60 Petition by the Scottish Green Party calling for the Scottish Parliament to hold a debate on Genetically modified crops and food.

 

PE61 Petition by the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland calling for the allocation of national funds to compensate Scottish arable producers for the introduction of the Euro.

 

PE62 Petition by the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland calling for the Scottish Parliament to support the payment of full compensation to Scottish beef and sheep farmers for the introduction of the Euro.

 

PE63 Petition by the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland calling for the Scottish Parliament to increase resources for agri-environment measures in Scotland.

 

PE64 Petition by the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland calling for the provision of national aid to compensate Scottish pig producers for costs related to BSE.

 

PE65 Petition by the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland calling for the Scottish Parliament to seek action on the Taxation on Road Haulage.

 

PE66 Petition by the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland calling for the Scottish Parliament to support the removal of the 560kg limit on the payable weight of cattle slaughtered in the Over Thirty Months Scheme.

 

PE67 Petition by the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland calling for the Scottish Parliament to support actively the full payment of agrimoney compensation to dairy farmers as soon as possible.

 

PE68 Petition by the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland calling for the agriculture sector to be exempted from the proposed Climate Change Levy.

  

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