Submitted by Peter Edward O'Donnghaile on Tuesday 9th March 2021
Published on Monday 19th April 2021
Current status: Open
Open until: Tuesday 19th October 2021
Current Signatures: 10
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Create a Gaelic Languages Act
To create a Gaelic Languages Act in respect of powers reserved to the Parliament and Government of the United Kingdom, with application to Scotland for the use of Scottish Gaelic (A’Ghàidhlig) and application to Northern Ireland for the use of Irish Gaelic (An Gaeilge) in public administration.
Only an Act of the UK parliament can bring the status of Gaelic into line with the status enjoyed by Welsh under the Welsh Language Act 1993 as currently amended, and so enable residents and businesses in Scotland and Northern Ireland to use the Gaelic Languages in transactions with departments of the UK government and in mainstream economic activity.
Routine transactions currently facilitated in Welsh include applications for passports, submission of tax returns and company reporting.
If you want to sign this petition (as opposed to merely discuss it), you need to do that on the government's e-Petitions website.
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