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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 23 November 2021

24 November 2021

On 23 November 2021 the Committee considered e-petitions which had received over 100,000 signatures. The Committee also considered e-petitions that had received over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response, petitions that had received a revised response, and public petitions that had received a Government observation.

Petitions with over 100,000 signatures

  1. To allow non-prescribed storage of Salbutamol Inhalers in Commercial Kitchens
    The Committee agreed to debate this petition on Monday 29 November.
  2. Dedicate funding for research into Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP)
    The Committee agreed to debate this petition on Monday 6 December.
  3. #Reggieslaw - Regulate online animal sales
    The Committee agreed to debate this petition on Monday 13 December.
  4. Renationalise the NHS, scrap integrated care systems, and end PFI contracts
    The Committee agreed to consider scheduling this petition for debate at a future date.
  5. Prohibit employers from requiring staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19
    The Committee agreed to consider scheduling this petition for debate at a future date.

Petitions with over 10,000 signatures

  1. Hold a full and independent inquiry into the cladding and fire safety scandal 
    The Committee agreed to request a revised response.
  2. Independent scrutiny of alleged breaches of the Ministerial Code by the PM 
    The Committee noted the Government’s response.
  3. Reduce fuel duty and VAT by 40% for a period of 2 years
    The Committee noted the Government’s response.

Revised Government responses

  1. Stop Grooming Gang members accessing public funds to fight their convictions
    The Committee agreed to accept the revised response.

Public petitions 

  1. AQUIND Interconnector Project (Stephen Morgan)
  2. Haworth Post Office (Robbie Moore)
  3. Chiltern Railways (Felicity Buchan)

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