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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

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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 7 June 2016
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8 June 2016
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Debate on foreign aid spending
Petitions Committee schedules debate on foreign aid spending
7 June 2016
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Votes for women: the 1866 suffrage petition
The Vote 100 project team look at the first mass women's suffrage petition.
31 May 2016
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Debate on restricting the use of fireworks
Petitions Committee schedules debate on restricting the use of fireworks
27 May 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 24 May 2016
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24 May 2016
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Debate on the Government's EU referendum leaflet
Petitions Committee schedules debate on the Government's EU referendum leaflet
5 May 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 3 May 2016
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4 May 2016
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The first parliamentary divorce brought by a woman
Dr Mari Takayanagi on Jane Campbell's 1801 petition for divorce.
28 April 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 26 April
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26 April 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 19 April
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20 April 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 12 April
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13 April 2016
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Debate on meningitis B vaccination
Petitions Committee scehedules debate on e-petition on the meningitis B vaccination.
8 April 2016
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Debate on funding for research into brain tumours
Petitions Committee schedules debate on e-petition on funding for research into brain tumours
8 April 2016
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John Bellingham and the assassination of Spencer Perceval
John Bellingham's petition of 1812 and the murder of prime minister Spencer Perceval.
1 April 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 22 March
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22 March 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 15 March
Decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 15 March 2016
21 March 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee 8 March 2016
Decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 8 March 2016
21 March 2016
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Medical experts inform debate on the meningitis B vaccine
Petitions Committee hears from charities and experts on whether all children should receive the meningitis B vaccine
18 March 2016
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Debate on BMA contract negotiations
Petitions Committee schedules debate on e-petition on BMA contract negotiations
15 March 2016
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Brain tumour research funding inadequate and not given sufficient priority
Petitions Committee publishes report on funding for research into brain tumours
14 March 2016
Total results 485 (page 22 of 25)