Petitions (Active)


Open petitions with the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Details of petitions referred to this Committee for consideration are outlined below. 


PE1703: Access to broadband in rural Scotland

Lodged on 12 September 2018

On the 27 June 2019, the Public Petitions Committee referred petition PE1703 to the Rural Economy and Connectivity.

At its meeting on 4 September 2019, the Committee considered PE1703 and agreed to consider the issues raised in the petition as part of the Committee's ongoing scrutiny of the R100 programme.

See the Official Report regarding the petition here

The Committee received an update on digital connectivity issues from the Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands at its meeting on 30 October, where the petition was raised during the evidence session.


PE1715: Closed-Containment for Salmon Farms in Scotland

On the 7 November 2019, the Public Petitions Committee referred petition PE1715 to the Rural Economy and Connectivity.

The Committee will consider the petition at a future meeting.

The Committee received the following letter from the petitioner:

Letter from Mark Carter, petitioner, to the Committee, 25 November 2019 (115KB pdf)


For further information on the work of the Committee you can contact the Clerks on 0131 348 5299 or by e-mail at: [email protected] 

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