PE1758: End greyhound racing In Scotland
Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to put an end to greyhound racing in Scotland.
Petitioner: Gill Docherty on behalf of Scotland Against Greyhound Exploitation
Status: Under consideration
Date published: 11 September 2019
This Petition has been referred to the Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee.
Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration
21 November 2019: The Public Petitions Committee agreed to refer the petition to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee under Rule 15.6.2 of Standing Orders.
Official Report of Meeting 21 November 2019
Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee Consideration
10 December 2019: The Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee agreed to take evidence on the petition at a future meeting.
23 February 2021: The Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee agreed to keep the petition open and include it in its legacy report to its successor committee.
Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee
20 April 2022: The Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee agreed to write to Scottish Government. The Committee also agreed to write to the British Veterinary Association, Fife Council, the Gambling Commission, the Greyhound Board of Great Britain, Police Scotland, the Scottish Animal Welfare Commission, the Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Thornton Greyhounds.
League Against Cruel Sports Scotland submission posted May 2022
Scottish SPCA submission of 13 April 2022 posted 14 April 2022