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PE01792: Access to Scottish piers and harbours

Transport

Petitioner: Thomas Butler

Status:
Closed

Date Lodged: 31 January 2020

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that local authorities and service providers provide access for those with disabilities at public facilities such as piers and harbours.

Petition History:

SPICe Briefing (136KB pdf) 

Summary

26 August 2020: The Committee agreed to write to the Equality and Human Rights Commission and The Highland Council. Link to the Official Report of the Meeting 26 August 2020

16 December 2020: The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the basis that it appears that The Highland Council has followed all due processes for the Uig port redevelopment regarding access for those with disabilities and will continue to consult on this issue when it is appropriate to do so regarding the Covid pandemic. The Committee also agreed to write to The Highland Council. Link to Official Report of the Meeting 16 December 2020

Written submissions

PE1792/A: Scottish Government submission of 27 July 2020 (98KB pdf)

PE1792/B: The Highland Council submission of 29 September 2020 (80KB pdf)

PE1792/C: Equality and Human Rights Commission submission of 2 December 2020 (67KB pdf)

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