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Petitions Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Petitions Committee considers e-petitions submitted on Parliament’s petitions website and public (paper) petitions presented to the House of Commons, engaging the public directly with the work of the House.

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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 6 September 2022
Petitions Committee publishes decisions considered
7 September 2022
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MPs question Government inaction on 'cruel' legislation targeting certain dog breeds
MPs question Government inaction on 'cruel' legislation targeting certain dog breeds
3 August 2022
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Government responds to letter asking for update on plans to act on petitioners’ animal welfare concerns
Petitions Committee publishes letter from Environment Secretary George Eustice MP
18 July 2022
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Committee criticises Government for poor response to a petition relating to parental responsibility
Committee writes to the Secretary of State for Justice Dominic Raab MP
15 July 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 12 July 2022
Committee publishes decisions considered
13 July 2022
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BTEC qualifications to be debated by MPs
The Petitions Committee will debate BTEC qualifications on Monday 18 July
13 July 2022
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The hunting of dolphins and whales in the Faroe Islands to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate a petition relating to the hunting of dolphins and whales in the Faroe Islands
7 July 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 5 July 2022
Petitions Committee publishes decisions considered
6 July 2022
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The use of real bearskin hats by the Queen's Guards to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate a petition relating to the use of real bearskin hats by the Queen's Guards
6 July 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 28 June 2022
Petitions Committee publishes decisions considered
1 July 2022
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Assisted dying to be debated by MPs
On Monday 4 July, MPs will debate a petition relating to assisted dying
29 June 2022
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Petitions Committee asks the Government for more information on its policy on breed specific legislation
Petitions Committee have written to DEFRA Minister
22 June 2022
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Government responds to Petitions Committee letter on new parents’ employment rights
Petitions Committee publishes letter from Business Secretary
22 June 2022
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The school week to be debated by MPs
Petition relating to school week debated on Monday 27 June 2022
22 June 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 21 June 2022
Petitions Committee publishes decisions considered
21 June 2022
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Use of cages for farmed animals debated by MPs
The petition received more than 109,000 signatures.
15 June 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 14 June 2022
Petitions Committee publishes decisions considered
14 June 2022
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Government responds to Petitions Committee letter on transgender conversion therapy
Government responds to the Committee's letter on transgender conversion therapy
13 June 2022
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Transgender conversion therapy debated by MPs
Elliot Colburn MP, a member of the Petitions Committee, has been asked by the Committee to open the debate.
8 June 2022
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Breed specific legislation to be debated by MPs
Breed specific legislation to be debated by MPs
1 June 2022
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