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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 membership at the end of Parliament 2015-17
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2015-17 Parliament
3 May 2017
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Petition leads to plans for new guidance on workplace dress codes
Petitions and Women and Equalities Committees publish Government response to report on high heels
21 April 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 28 March 2017
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 28 March 2017.
5 April 2017
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Petitions, Parliament and Sugar
Dr Richard Huzzey looks at parliamentary petitions and taxes on sugar.
4 April 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 21 March 2017
Petitions Committee schedules a debate on proportional representation
22 March 2017
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Debate on GCSE English Literature exams
Petitions Committee schedules debate on open book examinations for GCSE English Literature
21 March 2017
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Debate on badger culling
Petitions Committee schedules debate on Government's extension of badger cull programme
21 March 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 14 March 2017
Petitions Committee schedules a debate on eligibility for mortgages
16 March 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 7 March 2017
Petitions Committee schedules debates on GCSE English literature exams and TV licence fee
15 March 2017
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Debate on the cost of car insurance for young people
Petitions Committee schedules debate on the cost of car insurance for young people.
15 March 2017
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Debate on sentencing for child abuse offences
Petitions Committee schedules debate on sentencing for child abuse offences.
9 March 2017
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Debate on high heels and workplace dress codes
Petitions Committee schedules debate on high heels and workplace dress codes.
2 March 2017
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Cost of car insurance for young people examined
Petitions Committee and Transport Committee hear from insurance associations and motoring organisations
28 February 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 28 February 2017
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 25 June 2019
28 February 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 21 February 2017
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 21 February 2017
24 February 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 7 February 2017
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 7 February 2017.
8 February 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 31 January 2017
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 31 January 2017.
6 February 2017
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The 1910 petitions on women's suffrage: an unofficial referendum
Dr Henry Miller looks at the 1910 women's suffrage petition campaign.
3 February 2017
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Debate on the domestic ivory market in the UK
Petitions Committee schedules debate on the domestic ivory market in the UK.
31 January 2017
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Debate on a state visit by President Donald Trump
Petitions Committee schedules debate on a state visit by President Donald Trump
31 January 2017
Total results 570 (page 23 of 29)