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PE1987: Amend the Scotland Act 2016 to automatically trigger a by-election if an MSP/Councillor leaves their party

Petition Summary

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Scotland Act 2016 to automatically trigger a by-election by compelling an MSP or Councillor to resign if they leave the party they were elected under.

Petitioner: James Cassidy

Status: Under consideration

Date published: 08 November 2022

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