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Open Petitions - Petition PE1254  
Petition by Mark Laidlaw Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend section 51 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 to allow flexibility in order that an employee of a fire and rescue authority can also be employed as a special constable.  
Petitioner: Mark Laidlaw  
Number of signatures: 160  
Date lodged: 26 May 2009  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1254 
Summary:

Written Submissions for PE1254  

Written Questions for PE1254  

2 June 2009 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, ACPOS, Chief Fire Officers Association (Scotland), Scottish Police Federation and Fire Brigades Union seeking responses to the points raised in the petition and during the meeting. <Link to Official Report 2 June 2009  

6 October 2009 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a further response to specific points. <Link to Official Report 6 October 2009 

9 February 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. <Link to Official Report 9 February 2010 

4 May 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a reponse to specific points 

13 September 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. <Link to Official Report 13 September 2010 

23 November 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 23 November 2010" 

8 February 2011 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. It also agreed to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. <Link to Official Report 8 February 2011 

 
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