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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 14 March 2017

16 March 2017

This week's decisions included scheduling a debate on an e-petition relating to eligibility for mortgages.

Petition debates

The Committee decided to schedule a debate in Westminster Hall on the motion "That this House has considered e-petition 186565 relating to eligibility for mortgages" on Monday 15 May 2017 at 4.30pm. 

Paul Scully MP, a member of the Petitions Committee, will lead the debate.

The Committee agreed to defer its decision on this petition to a future meeting.

Petitions with over 10,000 signatures which received a government response

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee agreed to write to petitioners to draw their attention to a recommendation made in the recent inquiry into Animal Welfare by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

Public (paper) petitions with government responses

The following public (paper) petitions received a written response from the Government and were noted by the Committee:

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