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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee

Wednesday 12 June 2024 9:30 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 4 in private. 2. Consideration of continued petitions: The Committee will consider the following continued petitions— PE1933: Allow the Fornethy Survivors to access Scotland’s redress scheme and will take evidence from— Kirsty Darwent, Chair, Redress Scotland Joanna McCreadie, Chief Executive, Redress Scotland PE1877: Provide body cameras for all frontline NHS staff; PE1902: To allow an appeal process for Community Participation Requests; PE1976: Backdate council tax discounts for dementia to the date of GP certification; PE2022: Introduce national safeguarding guidance on how higher education institutions should handle cases of sexual misconduct; and PE2032: Improve the support available to injured soldiers and veterans in Scotland. . 3. Consideration of new petitions: The Committee will consider the following new petitions— PE2083: Review the rules to ensure that no dog becomes more dangerous as a result of breed specific regulations; PE2088: Help eliminate cervical cancer through improved and at home HPV testing; PE2089: Stop More National Parks in Scotland; PE2090: Update the legislation granting permission for Digital Display Boards; and PE2091: Provide funding to have a CAHMS worker and a nurse based within Scottish high schools. 4. Consideration of evidence: The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier under agenda item 2.

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