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PE01415: Update Burial Grounds (Scotland) Act 1855

People Communities

Petitioner: John Steele

Status:
Closed

Date Lodged: 24 January 2012

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to update the Burial Grounds (Scotland) Act 1855.

Petition History:

Summary:

21 February 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and a selection of local authorities (North Ayrshire, City of Edinburgh, Highland and South Lanarkshire). Link to Official Report 21 February 2012 (429KB pdf)

15 May 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 15 May 2012 (378KB pdf)

4 September 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 4 September 2012 (317KB pdf)

13 November 2012: The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 on the grounds that the Scottish Government will take forward the issues raised as part of the future work of the burial and cremation review group and that the excavation of Ardrossan Cemetery has now taken place. Link to Official Report 13 November 2012 (438KB pdf)

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