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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 5 December 2017

5 December 2017

This week, the Committee's decisions included scheduling a debate on enslavement of black Africans in Libya.

The Committee considered all e-petitions which had reached over 100,000 signatures, and those over 10,000 signatures which had received a government response, by Friday 1 December. 

Petitions which met these criteria after this date will be considered at the Committee's next meeting on Tuesday 12 December.

 

Petition debates

The Committee decided to schedule a debate in Westminster Hall on the motion “This House has considered e-petition 205476 relating to the enslavement of black Africans in Libya” on Monday 18 December at 4.30pm.

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

 

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

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee requested a revised response which addresses the petitioner's specific request. 

The Committee noted the Government's response.

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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