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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 24 January 2017

24 January 2017

This week's decisions included scheduling a debate on an e-petition relating to attacks on NHS staff.

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 20 January 2017.

Petitions which met these criteria after this date will be considered at the Committee's next meeting on Tuesday 31 January 2017.

Petition debates

The Committee decided to schedule a debate in Westminster Hall on the motion "That this House has considered e-petition 176138 relating to attacks on NHS medical staff" on Monday 27 February 2017 at 4.30pm.

Oliver Dowden MP, a member of the Petitions Committee, will lead the debate.

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

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

Petition previously considered by the Committee

The Committee noted the Government's response.

This petition was debated on Monday 23 January 2017 in Westminster. The debate, led by David Mackintosh MP, a member of the Petitions Committee, was on the motion "That this House has considered e-petition 167596 relating to the banning of non-recyclable and non-compostable packaging".

Public (paper) petitions with government responses

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

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