Petitions (Active)

 

Open petitions with the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

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

Closed Petitions

Petitions which were considered by the Committee, but which are now closed can be found at the following link: Closed Petitions considered by the ECCLR Committee

PE01490: Control of Wild Goose Numbers

Petition by Patrick Krause, on behalf of the Scottish Crofting Federation, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to address the problems created by increasing populations of wild geese in the crofting areas as a matter of priority; reassess its decision to stop funding exiting goose management programmes; and assign additional resources to Crop Protection and Adaptive Management programmes to ensure this threat to the future of crofting is averted.

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PE01615: State Regulated Licensing System for Gamebird Hunting

Petition lodged by Logan Steele on behalf of Scottish Raptor Study Group calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to implement urgent action to introduce a state regulated system of licensing of gamebird hunting, that addresses the potentially adverse environmental impact of gamebird hunting, provides for the revocation or amendment of licences where a licence-holder fails to comply with their terms and conditions, and to implement the recommendations of the Review of Wildlife Crime Penalties in Scotland.

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PE01636: Require single use drinks cups to be biodegradable

Petition lodged by Michael Traill calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce legislation requiring that all single use drinks cups (including all sleeves, labels & lids) be 100% biodegradable. 

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PE01664: Greater protection for mountain hares

Petition lodged by Harry Huyton on behalf of OneKind calling upon the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce greater protection for mountain hares on both animal welfare and conservation grounds, which may include: introducing a three-year moratorium on all mountain hare killing, permitting culls and driven hunts only under licence, and ending all culling and driven hunting of mountain hares within Scotland's national parks using a nature conservation order.

PE01705: Wildlife crime - penalties and investigation

Petition lodged by Alex Milne calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review legislation relating to the investigation of and penalties applicable to wildlife crime in Scotland.

PE01750: Independent Monitoring of Satellite tags fitted to raptors

Petition lodged by Alex Hogg on behalf of Scottish Gamekeepers Association calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce independent monitoring of satellite tags fitted to raptor species, to assist the police and courts in potential wildlife crime cases and to provide data transparency.

PE01755: Ban all single use plastics across Scotland

Petition lodged by Stephen Henry calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ban single use plastics across Scotland.

PE01758: End greyhound racing In Scotland

Petition lodged by Gill Docherty on behalf of Scotland Against Greyhound Exploitation calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to put an end to greyhound racing in Scotland.

 
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