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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 31 January 2023

31 January 2023

On 31 January 2023 the Committee considered e-petition 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 with over 100,000 signatures

1. We call upon the Government to hold a Public Inquiry into the impact of Brexit
The Committee agreed to consider scheduling this petition for debate at a later date.

Petitions with over 10,000 signatures

1. Create statutory legal duty of care for students in Higher Education
The Committee noted this response.

2. Fund more specialist school places for children with special educational needs
The Committee noted this response.

3. Commit to not amending the Equality Act's definition of sex
The Committee noted this response.

4. Update the Equality Act to make clear the characteristic “sex” is biological sex
The Committee noted this response.

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