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PE1955: Make the provision of public toilets a statutory duty

Petition Summary

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure local authorities provide good quality, clean and accessible public toilets by:

  • placing a statutory duty on local authorities to provide adequate public toilets; and
    ensuring sufficient funding is available to local authorities to meet this requirement.

Petitioner: John Wood

Status: Closed

Date published: 03 August 2022

Click here for the full petition.

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration

SPICe Briefing (206.6KB, pdf)

Committee Meetings

23 November 2022: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and to the Highland, South Ayrshire and Aberdeenshire councils. 

Official Report of Meeting 23 November 2022

6 September 2023: The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders and to write to Scottish Government.

Official Report of Meeting 06 September 2023

Written Submissions