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PE01656: Threats or assaults on sitting members of parliament, their staff and families

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Petitioner: Rob McDowall


Closing Date for Online Petition: 13 June 2017

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to bring forward specific legislation, which would introduce a statutory aggravation for assault or threats against the safety or the life of elected members of the Scottish Parliament, the Northern Ireland Assembly, the National Assembly for Wales or the Parliament of the United Kingdom and their staff or families.

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Please show your support for legislation, which would highlight the seriousness of attacks and threats against our elected parliamentarians and recognise the unique job they do in civic service by drafting, reviewing and scrutinising legislation.

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