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Petition by Stewart Mackenzie  
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1354  
Petition by Stewart Mackenzie calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce 'citizenship' as a compulsory element of the secondary school curriculum and which covers knowledge and an understanding of consumers' rights, the roles, duties and responsibilities of the legal profession and the different courts systems in relation to civil justice and also human rights legislation.  
Petitioner: Stewart Mackenzie  
Number of signatures: 1  
Date lodged: 2 September 2010  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1354 

Written Questions for PE1354  

Written Submissions for PE1354  

13 September 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Learning and Teaching Scotland, Citizens Advice Scotland and the Scottish Trades Union Congress seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. <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 March 2011 :   The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the grounds that the Scottish Government has provided detailed and helpful information in its response to the questions asked by the Committee which supports its position that citizenship should not be a compulsory element of the curriculum as proposed and that it has responded to the points previously made to the Committee by the petitioner, STUC, Consumer Focus and Citizens Advice Scotland. Link to Official Report 8 March 2011" 

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