Monday, 15 June 2009

Ryan's McLaughlin's petition on vitamin D and MS

The Committee will consider a petition from Ryan McLaughlin at its meeting on 16 June (2.00 pm). Ryan, who is 14 and from Drumchapel in Glasgow has brought this petition to his Parliament on the back of his campaign to raise awareness of MS. His petition is about the provision of Vitamin D for children and pregnant women.

You can see Ryan's petition on the Public Petitions Committee webpage.

Why not have a look at Ryan's Shine on Scotland website or watch his video below.


  1. Well done petitions committee for taking up such an impoprtant issue.

  2. good idea. intersting to see what the parliament does with it

  3. This is a massive issue and a great example of how the petitions committee can bring democracy closer to the electorate.

  4. Good discussion at committee mtg on Tuesday on Ryan's petition. Committee agreed to write to Scot Govt and otjher organisations about what action they are taking. Follow the petiion on
    Well done Ryan with Tuesday!
    Fergus, Clerk to the PPC

  5. Just an update on timing for further consideration on this petition. The committee will look at the petition and all the written submissions it has asked for (from Scottish Government and others) at its mtg on 6 Nov.

  6. Ryan Mclaughlin the young man featured above has once again made scotland proud, he is Malaysia with GTF Scottish National Taekwondo team and Ryan Mclaughlin, callum hardie and Allan Cunningham have won gold and silver in the team events - wiining 3 golds and the title of world champions