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Petition by Patrick Scott Hogg  
 
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1325  
Petition by Patrick Scott Hogg calling on the Scottish Parliament to support the erection of a statue of Thomas Muir (1765-1799) in the vicinity of the Parliament building or at an appropriate place on the Royal Mile.  
Petitioner: Patrick Scott Hogg  
Number of signatures: 572  
Date lodged: 12 April 2010  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1325 
Summary:

Written Questions for PE1325  

Written Submissions for PE1325  

4 May 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body and the City of Edinburgh Council seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. <Link to Official Report 4 May 2010 

7 September 2010 :   The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the grounds that the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body and the City of Edinburgh Council have given detailed reasons as to why it is not advisable to place such a statue in the vicinity of the Scottish Parliament. Further that the City of Edinburgh Council has offered to provide advice and assistance to the petitioner. <Link to Official Report 7 September 2010 

 
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