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Petitions Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Petitions Committee considers e-petitions submitted on Parliament’s petitions website and public (paper) petitions presented to the House of Commons, engaging the public directly with the work of the House.

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Petitions Committee questioned experts on maternal mental health, adoption and childcare
WATCH: Petitions Committee heard from experts about maternity pay, and access to childcare
20 May 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 19 May 2020
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 19 May 2020
20 May 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 12 May
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15 May 2020
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Petitions Committee investigate the impact of coronavirus on students and on maternity leave
WATCH: Petitions Committee heard from experts about students and paid maternity leave during coronavirus outbreak
6 May 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 05 May
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5 May 2020
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Petitions Committee call on Government to rethink response to petition on making emergency announcements more accessible
Chair of the Petitions Committee writes to the Secretary of State for DCMS calling for emergency announcements from the Government to require British Sign Language interpreters
5 May 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 28 April
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30 April 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 21 April
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24 April 2020
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Chair invites select committee Chairs to collaborate on coronavirus scrutiny
Chair seeks greater collaboration as Parliament continues to scrutinise Government response to Coronavirus crisis
23 April 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 26 March
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30 March 2020
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Committee question Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Ministers on Coronavirus response
WATCH: Petitions Committee question Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Ministers on Coronavirus response with questions from the public
26 March 2020
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Petitions Committee disappointed by Government's response on misuse of fireworks
Committee publish government response to Committee report Fireworks
20 March 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 17 March 2020
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20 March 2020
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Petitions Committee debates postponed
Petitions Committee debates postponed
19 March 2020
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Petitions Committee to question Ministers on Government strategy with questions from the public
1.8 million signatures prompt evidence session over fears of Coronavirus spreading
18 March 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee 10 March 2020
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16 March 2020
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Debate: caging of farm animals
MPs to debate a petition about caging of farm animals started by Deborah Meaden
12 March 2020
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Debate: animal sentience and welfare
MPs to debate a petition about animal sentience and welfare started by Alesha Dixon
12 March 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 3 March 2020
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 28 March 2017.
6 March 2020
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Debate: provision of free childcare
MPs to debate a petition about the provision of free childcare
5 March 2020
Total results 512 (page 10 of 26)