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Petition by Maggie Tervit  
 
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1335  
Petition by Maggie Tervit and other parents on behalf of football players with Cerebral Palsy or Acquired Brain Injury calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to take action, including making representations to the Scottish Football Association, to bring Scotland more into line with England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to adopt the Scottish national team for footballers with Cerebral Palsy/Acquired Brain Injury.  
Petitioner: Maggie Tervit  
On behalf of: Football players with cerebral palsy or acquired brain injury 
Number of signatures: 1021  
Date lodged: 21 June 2010  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1335 
Summary:

Written Questions for PE1335  

Written Submissions for PE1335  

29 June 2010 :   The Committee took evidence from Maggie Tervit and agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Scottish Football Asscociation, Scottish Disability Sport, the Football Association, the Irish Football Association and the Football Association of Ireland seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. 

5 October 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to sportscotland and the Scottish Football Association seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 26 January 2010" 

7 December 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Scottish Football Association and Scottish Disability Sport seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 7 December 2010" 

22 February 2011 :   The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the grounds that the SFA has no plans to adopt, within its national teams programme, a team for Cerebral Palsy/Acquired Brain Injury footballers. Link to Official Report 22 February 2011" 

 
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