Background and Evidence
Occasionally, subject Committees have public petitions referred to them by the Public Petitions Committee. These petitions will concern topics covered by the subject Committee's remit.
Petition PE1719 by Rachel Gibson on behalf of tenants Cartcraigs Road, G43 1AA
Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review the current ‘stay-put’ policy as it applies to the fire strategy for existing multi-storey residential buildings.
This petition was referred to the Session 5 Local Government and Communities Committee by the Public Petitions Committee on 21 November 2019. That Committee’s consideration of the petition can be found at the following link:
Local Government and Communities Committee Consideration
Wednesday 8 January 2020
The Committee considered the petition on 8 January 2020:
The Committee agreed to consider the issues raised in the Petition during its evidence session with the Scottish Government on Building Safety and Fire Regulations on 22 January.
The petitioner submitted a supplementary submission prior to the evidence session on 22 January.
Wednesday 4 March 2020
The petitioner submitted a supplementary submission prior to the evidence session on 4 March 2020.
At its meeting on the 4 March the Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).