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PE01533: Abolition of non-residential social care charges for older and disabled people

Health

Petitioner: Jeff Adamson on behalf of Scotland Against the Care Tax

Status:
Lodged

Date Lodged: 01 September 2014

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to abolish all local authority charges for non residential care services as under Part 1, Paragraph 1, Subsection (4) of the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002.

Petition History:

Summary:

11 November 2014: The Committee took evidence from Jeff Adamson, Ian Hood, Coordinator, Learning Disability Alliance Scotland, and Dr Pauline Nolan, Policy and Engagement Officer, Inclusion Scotland. The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, NHS Scotland, COSLA, a selection of local authorities and the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The Committee also agreed to invite the Scottish Government to give evidence at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 11 November 2014

Below: Jeff Adamson at the meeting on 11 November 2014

 

27 January 2015: The Committee took evidence from Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, and Mike Liddle, Integration and Reshaping Care Division, Scottish Government. The Committee agreed to consider a paper by the Clerk at its next meeting. Link to Official Report 27 January 2015

17 February 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 17 February 2015

31 March 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 31 March 2015

9 June 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport. Link to Official Report 9 June 2015

6 October 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. The Committee also agreed to consider the petition alongside petition PE1480 on Alzheimer's and dementia awareness at future meetings. Link to Official Report 6 October 2015 

8 December 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and Professor David Bell. Link to Official Report 8 December 2015

9 February 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 9 February 2016

1 March 2016: The Committee agreed to include the petition in its legacy paper for consideration by the Session 5 Public Petitions Committee. Link to Official Report 1 March 2016

30 June 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 30 June 2016

29 September 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care. Link to Official Report 29 September 2016

22 December 2016: The Committee agreed to invite the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to provide evidence at a future meeting and to explore taking evidence from COSLA. Link to Official Report 22 December 2016

16 March 2017: The Committee agreed to reflect on the evidence heard at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 16 March 2017

25 May 2017: The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport. Link to the Official Report 25 May 2017

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