Petitions (Active)

 

Open petitions with the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Details of petitions referred to this Committee for consideration are outlined below. 

Closed Petitions

PE1236

PE1236: A90-A937 safety improvements

Lodged 16 February 2009

On 26 October 2016, the Committee considered the petition. The Committee agreed to seek further information from the Minister for Transport and the Islands, on the indicative time scale for the design, development and delivery of the proposed project.

See the Official Report regarding the petition here

The Committee received a response from the Minister for Transport and the Islands on 24 November 2016:

At the meeting on 26 April 2017, the Committee agreed to close the petition. The Committee will continue to question the Minister on the Laurencekirk junction when he is before the Committee giving an update.

The Official Report  and Minutes from the meeting on 26 April 2017.

PE1598

PE1598: Protecting wild salmonids from sea lice from Scottish salmon farms

Lodged 25 February 2016

On 29 September 2016 the Public Petitions Committee referred petition PE1598 to the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee.

The Committee received correspondence relating to its consideration of the petition on 20 October 2016:

On 26 October 2016, the Committee considered the petition. The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, seeking further information on the issues raised in the petition. 

See the Official Report regarding the petition here

The Cabinet Secretary responded on 24 November 2016:

The Committee received an additional response on 7 December 2016 from the Cabinet Secretary regarding Annex A which is referred to in the letter sent on the 24 November 2016:

On 14 December 2016, the Committee considered the petition. The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, seeking further information on the issues raised in the petition and to arrange a visit to a salmon farm.

See the Official Report regarding the petition here.

The Committee received correspondence relating to its consideration of the petition on 19 April 2017 from the petitioner:

 

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