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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

Committee news

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MPs question experts about grouse shooting
MPs on the Petitions Committee investigate grouse shooting, as the direct result of a petition
18 October 2016
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Debate on the UK's exit from the EU
Petitions Committee schedules debate on the UK's exit from the EU
13 October 2016
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Debate on grouse shooting
Petitions Committee schedules debate on grouse shooting
13 October 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 13 September 2016
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 13 September 2016
12 October 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 11 October 2016
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12 October 2016
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Petitions and the building of the new Houses of Parliament
Caroline Shenton looks at petitions and their role in the rebuilding of Parliament after the devastating fire of 1834.
27 September 2016
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The 1896 women's suffrage petition
Dr Sarah Richardson looks at the 1896 women's suffrage petition and special appeal.
17 September 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 6 September 2016
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9 September 2016
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Debate on South Korea and the dog meat trade
Petitions Committee schedules debate on South Korea and the dog meat trade
3 August 2016
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Debate on EU referendum rules
Petitions Committee schedules debate on EU referendum rules.
2 August 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 12 July 2016
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13 July 2016
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Debate on changes to the student loans agreement
Petitions Committee schedules debate on changes to the student loans agreement.
12 July 2016
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Legal experts discuss high heels and workplace dress codes
As a direct result of a petition, MPs investigate high heels and workplace dress codes.
12 July 2016
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Debate on school penalty fines and authorised absence from school
Petitions Committee schedules debate on school penalty fines and authorised absence from school.
7 July 2016
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The Stamp Act of 1765 and the petition of the British Colonies in North America
The Stamp Act of 1765 provoked an outcry from Britain's American Colonies. They petitioned Parliament against the Act.
1 July 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 28 June 2016
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29 June 2016
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Debate on expressive arts subjects and the Ebacc
Petitions Committee schedules debate on expressive arts subjects and the Ebacc.
24 June 2016
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Petitioner discusses high heels and workplace dress codes
Petitions Committee examines high heels and workplace dress codes with Women and Equalities Committee
23 June 2016
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E-petition forces Government rethink on brain tumour research funding
Government responds to Petitions Committee report on funding for research into brain tumours
16 June 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 14 June 2016
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14 June 2016
Total results 485 (page 21 of 25)