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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 17 January 2023

18 January 2023

On 17 January 2023 the Committee 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 10,000 signatures

  1. Give Animal Rescue Centres a grant to offset this winters increased heating cost
    The Committee agreed to request a revised response to this petition.
  2. Raise the standard Personal TAX Allowance from £12,570 to £20,000
    The Committee noted this response.

Public petitions and observations

  1. Planned closure of Sedbergh's Royal Mail delivery office
    (Tim Farron)
  2. International day for the elimination of violence against women
    (David Linden)
  3. Save the Twenty-One bus route (Maggie Throup)
    The Committee noted these petitions and the Government’s observations.

Further information

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