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PE1915 : Reinstate Caithness County Council and Caithness NHS Board

Petition Summary

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to reinstate Caithness County Council and Caithness NHS Board.

Petitioner: William Sinclair

Status: Under consideration

Date published: 02 December 2021

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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration

SPICe Briefing203KB pdf posted 11 January 2022

Committee Meetings

23 February 2022: The Committee agreed to write to NHS Highland. It also agreed to consider this petition alongside PE1845: Agency to advocate for the healthcare needs of rural Scotland and PE1890: Find solutions to recruitment and training challenges for rural healthcare in Scotland at a future meeting and to hear evidence from the petitioner at that meeting.  

Official Report of Meeting 23 February 2022

8 June 2022: The Committee took evidence from petitioner Billy Sinclair and agreed to consider the evidence heard at a future meeting.

Official Report of Meeting 8 June 2022

15 June 2022: The Committee agreed to refer the petition to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee, in the context of that committee’s wider consideration of health inequalities. 

Official Report of Meeting 15 June 2022

Written Submissions

PE1915/A: Deputy First Minister submission of 20 December 2021

PE1915/B: Petitioner submission of 28 January 2022 

PE1915/C: NHS Highland submission of 11 April 2022 71.1KB pdf posted 13 April 2022