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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 9 January 2018

11 January 2018

This week the Committee's decisions included scheduling a debate on an e-petition relating to leaving the EU

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 5 January 2018.

Petitions which met these criteria after this date will be considered at the Committee's next meeting on Tuesday 16 January 2018.

Petition debates

The Committee decided to schedule a debate in Westminster Hall on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 200165 relating to leaving the European Union” on Monday 22 January at 4.30pm.

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

The petition had been debated on Monday 18 December. The Committee noted the Government's response.

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 decided to write to the Government to ask for a response which addressed more directly the specific points made by the petition.

The Committee decided to write to the Government to ask for a clearer response to the petition.

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.

Stop HS2 Phase Two in Trowell (presented by Anna Soubry MP)

Ruabon Station (presented by Andrew Jones MP)

Myanmar's Muslim Ethnic Minority (presented by Nik Dakin MP)

Policing Orgreave (presented by Sarah Champion MP)

Civilian protection in Syria (anonymous)

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