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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 29 March 2022

29 March 2022

On 29 March 2022 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 a public petition that had received a Government observation.

Petitions with over 100,000 signatures

  1. Stop Forestry England granting licenses for Fox & Hare hunts
    The Committee agreed to debate this petition on Monday 25 April.
  1. Mini’s law - Protect the public and animals from hunting activities
    The Committee agreed to debate this petition on Monday 25 April.
  1. Do not implement proposed new offences for vehicle "tampering"The Committee agreed to debate this petition on Monday 25 April.
  1. Reduce fuel duty and VAT by 40% for a period of 2 yearsThe Committee agreed to debate this petition at a future date.
  1. Make the use of free-running snares illegal for trapping wildlife

The Committee agreed to write to the Government to ask for more information about a planned consultation on the use of snares, ahead of deciding when to schedule a debate on this petition.

Petitions with over 10,000 signatures

  1. Create a ‘National Sleep Strategy’ to end child bed povertyThe Committee noted this response. 
  2. Don't offer covid-19 vaccine to 5-11 year olds until phase 3 trials complete
    The Committee noted this response. 
  3. Hold a public inquiry into Russian interference in UK politics 
    The Committee noted this response.
  4. Publish daily updates on the number of Channel crossings 
    The Committee noted this response. 

Public petitions

  1. 236 bus between Glossop and Ashton (Robert Largan)
    The Committee noted this petition and the Government’s observation.

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