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PE01466: Local Authority Charges for Non-residential Services

People Communities

Petitioner: William Tait


Date Lodged: 23 January 2013

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review the implementation and regulation of local authority charges for non-residential services.

Petition History:


19 February 2013: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and COSLA. Link to Official Report 19 February 2013 (374KB pdf)

30 April 2013: The Committee agreed to refer the petition, under Rule 15.6.2, to the Health and Sport Committee. Link to Official Report 30 April 2013 (484KB pdf)

17 December 2013: The Health and Sport Committee took evidence from—

William Tait, Petitioner;

Councillor Peter Johnston, Spokesperson for Health and Well-being, and Garrick Smyth, Policy Manager, COSLA;

John Campbell, Service Manager, Financial Inclusion, North Lanarkshire Council;

Ian Hood, Coordinator, Learning Disability Alliance Scotland.

Link to Official Report 17 December 2013 (420KB pdf)

25 February 2014: The Health and Sport Committee agreed to defer consideration of this item. Link to Official Report 25 February 2014 (645KB pdf)

4 March 2014: The Health and Sport Committee considered  petition PE1466 by William Tait calling on the Scottish Parliament “to urge the  Scottish Government to review the implementation and regulation of local  authority charges for non-residential services”. The Committee agreed to close the petition and draw it to the attention of the Local Government and Regeneration Committee. Link to Official Report 4 March 2014 (619KB pdf)

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