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PE1944: Enforce engine idling ban

Petition Summary

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to enforce the engine idling ban and take action to:

- Introduce instant £80 fines for offences
- Reclassify idling as a high traffic offence
- Legally oblige local authorities to enforce the engine idling ban
- Create contact points for public reporting
- Increase anti-idling signage in public spaces

Petitioner: Alan Ross

Status: Under consideration

Date published: 11 July 2022

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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration

SPICe Briefing117.2KB pdf posted 01 September 2022

Written Submisssions

PE1944/A: Scottish Government submission of 3 August 202281.4KB pdf posted 10 August 2022

PE1944/B: Petitioner submission of 24 August 2022 103.3KB pdf posted 29 August 2022