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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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Your petitions: Nicola Thorp's story
Nicola Thorp, creator of the high heels petition, shares her experiences.
16 November 2016
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Your petitions: Sue Farrington Smith's story
Sue Farrington Smith, chief executive of the charity Brain Tumour Research, discusses her experiences as a campaigner.
15 November 2016
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Your petitions: Maria Lester's story
Maria Lester, creator of the funding for brain tumour research petition, talks about her petition campaign.
14 November 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 1 November 2016
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3 November 2016
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The Massacre of St George's Fields and the petition of William Allen
The 1771 petition of William Allen the elder that sought justice for his dead son.
31 October 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 25 October 2016
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26 October 2016
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Debate on the Local Government Pension Scheme
Petitions Committee schedules debate on the Local Government Pension Scheme
21 October 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 18 October 2016
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19 October 2016
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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
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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
Total results 513 (page 22 of 26)