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Section I – Petitions

The following Petitions were lodged with the Parliament on 12 May 2008

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

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

PE1151 Petition by Wilma Gunn, (founder and chairperson) on behalf of Scottish HART, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to undertake a review into the need to establish a national heart screening programme for young people taking part in sport and families at risk and a national screening council to oversee such a programme.

PE1152 Petition by Robert Kyle calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to allocate funding for the provision of permanent CCTV facilities in communities subjected to significant levels of crime.

PE1153 Petition by Gerald Quin calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make representations to the UK Government inviting it to apologise to displaced Palestinians for the actions of Arthur Balfour and to promote early implementation of United Nations General Assembly Resolution 194 of 11 December 1948 to secure the Palestinian peoples inalienable right to live in peace and security in any part of their historic homeland.

PE1154 Petition by Mary McIlroy Hipwell calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 to allow a person, in their will, to leave their whole estate to a surviving spouse or civil partner and to abolish the right of adult children to then claim on that estate.

PE1155 Petition by Elizabeth Cooper calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the law to ensure that young people aged between 10 and 18 charged with serious offences are tried by the criminal justice system rather than the children’s hearing system.

PE1156 Petition by Jimmy Deuchars, on behalf of Grandparents Apart Self Help Group Scotland, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review the administration of child and family law services to ensure they are operating in the best interests of the child.

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