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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 7 December 2021

7 December 2021

On 7 December 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, and public petitions that had received a Government observation.

Petitions with over 100,000 signatures 

  1. Tom’s Law - Give police the power to suspend driving licences

The Committee agreed to debate this petition on Monday 10 January 2022.

  1. Allow fully vaccinated people coming from red list countries to isolate at home

The Committee agreed to debate this petition on Monday 17 January 2022.

Petitions with over 10,000 signatures

  1. Make fireworks quieter: Review and reduce the decibel limit on fireworks 

The Committee noted the Government’s response

  1. Make fireworks illegal to buy, with the exception of public displays

The Committee noted the Government’s response.

  1. Ban the manufacture, import, sale and use of fireworks in the UK 

The Committee noted the Government’s response.

  1. Hold a referendum on whether to keep the 2050 net zero target 

The Committee noted the Government’s response.

  1. Require Sikhism to be taught in UK schools from Reception upwards 

The Committee noted the Government’s response.

  1. Bring into effect a ban on research & testing on dogs in the UK 

The Committee noted the Government’s response.

Public petitions 

  1. Orchards Academy (Laura Trott)

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