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PE01352: Saltire on Edinburgh Castle

Culture Sport

Petitioner: Mark Hirst on behalf of Saltire Scotland

Status:
Closed

Date Lodged: 01 September 2010

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government who own Edinburgh Castle to instruct Historic Scotland, who manage the site, to erect a 90ft flagpole in Crown Square at the Castle from where a Saltire, Scotland’s national flag, would be flown on a permanent basis. 

Petition History:

Summary:

13 September 2010: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Historic Scotland and the Ministry of Defence seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. Link to Official Report 13 September 2010

23 November 2010: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. It was also agreed to write to the First Minister regarding the lateness of the Scottish Government response to the Committee. Link to Official Report 23 November 2010

22 February 2011: The Committee agreed to write to Historic Scotland and the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 22 February 2011

20 September 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report of 20 September 2011 

29 November 2011: The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 on the grounds that the Scottish Government is seeking a suitable site for a new flagpole site for the Saltire at Edinburgh Castle. Link to Official Report 29 November 2011

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