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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 30 April 2019

2 May 2019

This week, the Committee's decisions included scheduling debates on the NHS supplying drugs for cystic fibrosis, a new law relating to identification of cats, banning the use of non-recyclable packaging, and making online homophobia a criminal offence.

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 26 April.

Petitions which met these criteria after this date will be considered at the Committee's next meeting on Tuesday 7 May.

 

Petition debates

The Committee decided to schedule a debate in Westminster Hall on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 231602 relating to access to Orkambi and other drugs for people with cystic fibrosis” on Monday 10 June at 4.30pm.
Paul Scully MP, a member of the Committee, will open the debate.

 

The Committee decided to schedule a debate in Westminster Hall on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 229004 relating to the identification of pets” on Monday 17 June at 4.30pm.
Martyn Day MP, a member of the Committee, will open the debate.

 

The Committee decided to schedule a debate in Westminster Hall on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 232684 relating to unsustainable packaging” on Monday 24 June at 4.30pm.
Daniel Zeichner MP, a member of the Committee, will open the debate.

 

The Committee decided to schedule a debate in Westminster Hall on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 239444 relating to online homophobia” on Monday 1 July at 4.30pm.
Daniel Zeichner MP, a member of the 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 noted the Government's response.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

The Committee noted the Government's response.

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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