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Petition by Rowena Carlton MSYP  
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1368  
Petition by Rowena Carlton MSYP on behalf of the Scottish Youth Parliament calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that political education is provided to all school pupils and is given prominence within the framework of the new Curriculum for Excellence.  
Petitioner: Rowena Carlton MSYP  
On behalf of: the Scottish Youth Parliament 
Number of signatures: 150  
Date lodged: 15 October 2010  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1368 

Written Submissions for PE1368  

Written Questions for PE1368  

29 October 2010 :   The Committee took evidence from Rowena Carlton MSYP and agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Learning Teaching Scotland, Educational Institute for Scotland and the Electoral Commission seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. Link to Official Report 29 October 2010" 

11 January 2011 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. <Link to Official Report 11 January 2011 

1 March 2011 :   The Committee agreed to give further consideration to the petition at its next meeting on 8 March 2011. Link to Official Report 1 March 2011" 

8 March 2011 :   The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the grounds that the Scottish Government expects the Modern Studies Excellence Group to continue and, indications are, that there would be no difficulty in a member of the SYP becoming part of that group on an ongoing basis. Link to Official Report 8 March 2011" 

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