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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.

E-petitions website

If you’re directly and specially affected by the HS2 (Crewe - Manchester) Bill, you can find out how to submit a petition against it here.

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Committee news

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Petitions Committee raises petitioners’ animal welfare concerns with the Government
Committee Chair writes to Minister
26 May 2022
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Government responds to Petitions Committee letter on water safety education
Petitions Committee publishes letter from Minister for Children and Families
26 May 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 24 May 2022
Petitions Committee publishes decisions considered
25 May 2022
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Taxes on motor fuel to be debated by MPs
Petitions Committee to debate petition relating to taxes on motor fuel
19 May 2022
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Petitions Committee asks for more information ahead of debate on transgender conversion therapy
Chair writes to Minister for Equalities Mike Freer MP to ask for more information ahead of a debate on a petition relating to transgender conversion therapy.
18 May 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 17 May 2022
Petitions Committee publishes petitions considered
17 May 2022
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender identities to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate a petition relating to legal recognition of non-binary gender identities
29 April 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 26 April 2022
Petitions Committee publishes petitions considered
26 April 2022
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Hunting to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate petitions relating to hunting
21 April 2022
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Petitions Committee asks the Government for an update on its work to improve water safety education
Catherine McKinnell MP has writes to Minister for School Standards Robin Walker MP
20 April 2022
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Vehicle tampering offences to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate a petition relating to vehicle tampering offences.
20 April 2022
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North West Water Safety petitioner wins Petition Campaign of the Year Award
North West Water Safety petitioner Beckie Ramsay wins the Petition Campaign of the Year Award
30 March 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 29 March 2022
Committee considers e-petitions which received over 100,000 signatures
29 March 2022
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Petitions Committee welcomes Government response to Tackling Online Abuse report but calls for further action
Committee publishes the Government’s response to the report on Tackling Online Abuse
28 March 2022
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 22 March 2022
Petitions Committee publishes petitions considered
24 March 2022
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Support for Black victims of domestic abuse to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate a petition relating to support for Black victims of domestic abuse
24 March 2022
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Greyhound racing to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate a petition relating to greyhound racing
23 March 2022
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Chair responds to publication of the Government’s Online Safety Bill
Chair of the Petitions Committee Catherine McKinnell comments on Governments publication
17 March 2022
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Support for new adoptive parents to be debated by MPs
Petitions Committee debates petition relating to support for new adoptive parents
17 March 2022
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Badger culling debated by MPs
On Monday 21 March, MPs debate a petition relating to badger culling
16 March 2022
Total results 569 (page 2 of 29)