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Section I – Petitions

The following Petitions were lodged with the Parliament on 15 May 2007

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

(http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/s3/committees/petitions/index.htm)

PE1053 Petition by Brian McKerrow Jnr calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to make mandatory the audio and visual recording of all court proceedings and prohibit the use of shorthand notes as a means of recording court proceedings.

PE1054 Petition by Mark Whittet calling on the Scottish Parliament to review the legality, probity and compliance of the Edinburgh Accommodation Allowance and take professional legal advice to ensure that it complies with UK government legislation in general and payment of capital gains tax by Holyrood MPs in particular.

PE1055 Petition by Graeme Campbell, on behalf of MAPS (Media Access Projects Scotland), calling for the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to seek clarification on the ownership of electromagnetic broadcast spectrum in advance of the proposed spectrum packaging and award process and to seek assurances that capacity will be reserved on the digital multiplexes to enable local and new Scottish television channels originating in Scotland to be broadcast to Scottish viewers receiving the public service broadcasting channels.

PE1056 Petition by Gordon, Jane and Steven McPherson, calling for the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to introduce mandatory assessment tools for all health boards for the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT); to ensure commonality of patient guidance information regarding DVT; and to introduce a newborn screening programme for the Factor V gene, which has been shown to increase susceptibility to DVT.

PE1057 Petition by Andrew Billson-Page, on behalf of the Save our NHS Group, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Executive to consider increasing funding for research into endometriosis and to consider ways of facilitating more effective diagnosis of endometriosis in light of the recommendations of the Kerr Report on the future of the NHS in Scotland.

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