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Decisions of the Petitions Committee 8 December 2020

9 December 2020

On 8 December 2020 the Committee considered all e-petitions which had, before 3 December 2020, reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response, or had received a revised response.

  • Petitions Committee

Petitions with over 10,000 signatures

1. Mandatory Autism awareness training for mainstream schools

The Committee agreed to request revised response.

2. Hold a public vote on HS2 project as it is being paid for by the public

The Committee agreed to request revised response.

3. Ban greyhound racing to end unnecessary deaths & suffering of racing dogs

The Committee noted the Government’s responses.

4. Keep schools closed until Covid 19 is no longer a threat

The Committee noted the Government’s responses.

5. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases

The Committee noted the Government’s responses.

6. Do not implement a second national lockdown or other restrictions this winter

The Committee noted the Government’s responses.

7. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas

The Committee noted the Government’s responses.

8. Do not pass the Covert Human Intelligence Sources Criminal Conduct Bill

The Committee noted the Government’s responses.

9. Stop Forestry England granting licenses for Fox & Hare hunts

The Committee noted the Government’s responses.

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