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PE01236: A90-A937 safety improvements

Transport

Petitioner: Jill Fotheringham

Status:
Lodged

Date Lodged: 16 February 2009

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to to improve safety measures on the A90 by constructing a grade separated junction where the A937 crosses the A90 at Laurencekirk.

Petition History:

Summary:

30 March 2009: The Committee agreed to seek responses to the issues raised in the petition from the Scottish Government (covering Transport Scotland). Link to Official Report 30 March 2009 (33KB pdf)

16 June 2009: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking a further response to specific points. Link to Official Report 16 June 2009 (259KB pdf)

1 December 2009: The Committee agreed to invite the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure & Climate Change to give oral evidence on the issues raised in the petition. Link to Official Report 1 December 2009 (303KB pdf)

2 March 2010: The Committee took evidence from Stewart Stevenson MSP, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change, Scottish Government; Laurence Kenney, Strategic Transport Projects Review Projects Manager; and Hugh Gillies, Development Management and Strategic Road Safety Manager, Transport Scotland, and agreed to give further consideration to the petition. Link to Official Report 2 March 2010 (466KB pdf)

18 May 2010: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 18 May 2010 (375KB pdf)

5 October 2010: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 5 October 2010 (515KB pdf)

23 November 2010: The Committee agreed to invite the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change to give oral evidence at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 23 November 2010 (576KB pdf)

25 January 2011 : The Committee took evidence from Keith Brown MSP, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Scottish Government, David Anderson and Hugh Gillies, Transport Scotland and agreed to write to Transport Scotland seeking responses to points raised during the discussion. It also agreed to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. Link to Official Report 25 January 2011 (597KB pdf)

8 March 2011: The Committee agreed to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. Link to Official Report 8 March 2011 (601KB pdf)

13 December 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and Aberdeenshire Council. Link to Official Report 13 December 2011 (470KB pdf)

6 March 2012: The Committee agreed to defer consideration of the petition to a future meeting. Link to Official Report 6 March 2012 (285KB pdf)

20 March 2012: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council. Link to Official Report 20 March 2012 (429KB pdf)

29 May 2012: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland and also to invite Transport Scotland, Nestrans and Tactran to give oral evidence at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 29 May 2012 (308KB pdf)

18 September 2012: The Committee agreed to write to Nestrans and Transport Scotland. Link to Official Report 18 September 2012 (450KB pdf)

27 November 2012: The Committee agreed to refer the petition under Rule 15.6.2 to the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee. Link to Official Report 27 November 2012 (438KB pdf)

12 December 2012: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland on issues raised during discussion. Link to Official Report 12 December 2012 (492KB pdf)

27 February 2013: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee agreed to take oral evidence at a future session on matters raised in discussion. Link to Official Report 27 February 2013 (571KB pdf)

At the Committee meeting on 27 February 2013 reference was made to documents circulated to Committee members in advance of the meeting:

20 March 2013: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee took stakeholder evidence on PE1236 and agreed to further consider the evidence heard at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 20 March 2013 (586KB pdf)

Following the meeting on 20 March, a letter was received from Transport Scotland, supplying information offered at that meeting:

17 April 2013: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland to request an update following its planned discussions with NESTRANS and Aberdeenshire Council. Link to Official Report 17 April 2013 (378KB pdf)

At its meeting on 17 April, the Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland and request the outcomes of it's meeting with partner agencies:

12 June 2013: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee agreed to keep the petition open and await a further response from the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 12 June 2013 (375KB pdf)

25 September 2013: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee agreed to keep the petition open and to maintain a watching brief. Link to Official Report 25 September 2013 (364KB pdf)

7 May 2014: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee agreed to keep the petition open and maintain a watching brief on developments. Link to Official Report 7 May 2014 (408KB pdf)

24 June 2015: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee considered PE1236 by Jill Fotheringham, on A90-A937 safety improvements and agreed to monitor implementation of recommendations made in relation to the petition. Link to Official Report 24 June 2015

9 March 2016: The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee agreed to keep the petition open and to include it in its legacy paper for its successor committee to consider further in Session 5. Link to Official Report 9 March 2016 

Link to the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee's consideration of the petition

14 December 2016: The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee considered the petition and agreed to consider, at a future meeting, detailed information on the timeframe for the proposed Laurencekirk junction which the Scottish Government has agreed to provide and to thereafter keep the petition under review. Link to Official Report 14 December 2016

26 April 2017: The Committee agreed to close the petition. The Committee will continue to question the Cabinet Secretary on the Laurencekirk junction when he is before the Committee giving an update. Link to the Official Report

Written Submissions:

Copies on CD of the Laurencekirk Cost Refinement Report are available on request from Transport Scotland. Please contact Joe McSherry at Joseph.McSherry@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk.

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