Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee
The Committee was established in June 2021. It focuses on:
- all public petitions submitted to the Parliament and, where there is an argument, determines if they are meeting the rules
- deciding what actions should be taken for all public petitions which meet the rules
- reviewing the operation of the public petitions system
- any other forms of public engagement the committee decides to undertake
Meeting details are not yet available. They will be published here in due course.
Members of the Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee
Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
MSP for: Eastwood (Constituency)
There shall be a committee, the remit of which is to consider public petitions addressed to the Parliament in accordance with these Rules (and any additional matter added under Rule 6.1.5A) and, in particular, to—
- decide in a case of dispute whether a petition is admissible
- decide what action should be taken upon an admissible public petition
- keep under review the operation of the petitions system
- to consider and report on public policy or undertake post-legislative scrutiny through the use of deliberative democracy, Citizen’s Assemblies or other forms of participative engagement.