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How to Search

On this page you can search and view all open, lodged and closed petitions. To find petitions closed prior to September 2011, please use our archive.

Each petition is assigned a petition number, which consists of “PE” followed by five digits (e.g. PE01111). You can search for petitions using the petition number or key words relevant to the petition (e.g. school bus safety).

How to Filter

Our search facilities also enable you to filter your search by a petition’s subject category (e.g. health, transport, environment etc.); the name of the petitioner (e.g. Jane Citizen); or by the petition’s status.

A petition will have one of three status options:

Open” petitions are in the process of collecting signatures online. Anyone is welcome to sign a petition whilst it is open.

Lodged” petitions are those under consideration by the Public Petitions Committee. To view a chronology of the Committee’s consideration of a petition, read the ‘petition history’ on the petition’s webpage. To see when lodged petitions will next be considered by the Committee, check the meeting papers on the Committee’s webpage.

"Closed" petitions are those no longer under consideration.

Status Title and Petitioner Petition No Signature Closing Date Preview Petition
Closed
Private Water Supplies in Scotland
Angela Flanagan
PE01680 18/01/2018 Preview
Close Housing Planning

Private Water Supplies in Scotland

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to:

...

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Closed
Cycle helmets in Scotland
Jenny Lockhart
PE01679 05/01/2018 Preview
Close Transport

Cycle helmets in Scotland

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to intr...

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Closed
Attendance at Children's Hearings
James Mackie
PE01675 23/10/2017 Preview
Close Justice

Attendance at Children's Hearings

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to urge...

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Closed
Reform the Scottish electoral system to make it...
James Cassidy
PE01670 28/08/2017 Preview
Close Parliament Government

Reform the Scottish electoral system to make it...

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to revi...

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Closed
Independent vaccine safety commission
Bill Welsh
PE01669 18/08/2017 Preview
Close Health

Independent vaccine safety commission

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to esta...

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Closed
Scottish Parliament electoral cycle
Ian Davidson
PE01666 26/07/2017 Preview
Close Parliament Government

Scottish Parliament electoral cycle

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to prep...

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Closed
Common law of blasphemy
Mark McCabe
PE01665 26/07/2017 Preview
Close People Communities

Common law of blasphemy

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to abolish the common law crimes of bla...

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Closed
Driven grouse shooting study
Leslie Wallace
PE01663 18/07/2017 Preview
Close Environment Energy

Driven grouse shooting study

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to spon...

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Closed
Local authority complaints body
Bill Tait
PE01659 09/05/2017 Preview
Close Justice

Local authority complaints body

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to crea...

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Closed
Threats or assaults on sitting members of parli...
Rob McDowall
PE01656 13/06/2017 Preview
Close People Communities

Threats or assaults on sitting members of parli...

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to brin...

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