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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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Debate on attacks on NHS medical staff
Petitions Committee schedules debate on attacks on NHS medical staff.
25 January 2017
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High heels and workplace dress codes: urgent action needed
Petitions Committee and Women and Equalities Committee report finds existing law is not fully effective
25 January 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 24 January 2017
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 24 January 2017.
24 January 2017
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Debate on the banning of non-recyclable and non-compostable packaging
Petitions Committee schedules debate on the banning of non-recyclable and non-compostable packaging.
18 January 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 17 January 2017
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 17 January 2017.
18 January 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 10 January 2017
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13 January 2017
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 13 December 2016
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 13 December 2016.
14 December 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 6 December 2016
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 6 December 2016.
7 December 2016
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Debate on the closure of retail stores on Boxing Day
Petitions Committee schedules debate on the closure of retail stores on Boxing Day
7 December 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 29 November 2016
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 29 November 2016.
29 November 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 22 November 2016
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 22 November 2016.
23 November 2016
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Your petitions: Malcolm Clark's story
Malcolm Clark, co-ordinator of the Children's Food Campaign, talks about the sugary drinks tax petition
18 November 2016
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 15 November 2016
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17 November 2016
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Debate on free childcare
Petitions Committee schedules debate on free childcare
17 November 2016
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Petitions Committee marks first year of achievements in new report
Petitions Committee publishes a report and holds an event as it looks back at its first year
17 November 2016
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Your petitions: Lee Booth's story
Lee Booth, creator of the meningits B vaccine petition, talks about his campaign.
17 November 2016
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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
Total results 569 (page 24 of 29)