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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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Committees to question Government Minister on Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum
Petitions and Women and Equalities Committees to question Education Minister Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP on Black history and cultural diversity in the national curriculum
24 February 2021
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 23 February 2021
The Petitions Committee considered all e-petitions which had reached over 10,000 signatures and a Government response, petitions with over 100,000 signatures and petitions that were relevant to already scheduled debates.
23 February 2021
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 9 February 2021
The Committee has considered e-petitions which has reached over 10,000 signatures and a Government response, petitions with over 100,000 signatures, and petitions that were relevant to scheduled debates.
23 February 2021
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MPs to discuss petition relating to TV licensing
MPs to discuss a petition relating to TV licensing in the latest e-petition session scheduled by the Petitions Committee
23 February 2021
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MPs to discuss petition relating to the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
MPs to discuss a petition relating to the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
17 February 2021
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Chairs call for COVID-secure and hybrid Westminster Hall debates
Procedure Committee, Petitions Committee and Backbench Business Committee write joint letter
11 February 2021
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Government agrees to meeting with hospitality sector petitioners following calls from the Petitions Committee
Prime Minister confirms that the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets will meet with petitioners calling for a Minister for Hospitality
9 February 2021
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Committee announces evidence session on arrangements for UK touring professionals and artists in the EU
Committee to host an evidence session after a petition calling on the Government to negotiate visa-free work permits for touring professionals and artists received over 282,000 signatures
3 February 2021
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 2 February
Committee consider all e-petitions
3 February 2021
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MPs to debate e-petitions relating to grooming gangs in the Commons Chamber
Committee to hold a debate on petitions relating to grooming gangs
28 January 2021
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Decisions of the Committee, 26 January 2021
The Petitions Committee considers all e-petitions
28 January 2021
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MPs to discuss petition relating to arrangements for UK musicians in the EU
Committee schedules an e-petition session to discuss a petition relating to arrangements for UK Musicians in the EU
26 January 2021
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MPs to discuss petition relating to Stamp Duty relief
Committee announces two e-petitions sessions, including a session to discuss a petition relating to stamp duty land tax relief
26 January 2021
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Decisions of the Committee, 19 January 2021
On 19 January 2021 the Committee considered all e-petitions which had reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response, or had received a revised response.
22 January 2021
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Chair urges the Prime Minister to engage with the hospitality sector
Chair writes to the Prime Minister urging him to engage with the hospitality sector
22 January 2021
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Petitions Committee announces evidence session on child food poverty
Committee will take evidence to examine child food poverty in the UK
20 January 2021
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Petitions Committee Chair urges Government to urgently make plans to restart petitions debates
Committee Chair disappointment over lack of virtual debates while Westminster Hall is closed
14 January 2021
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Decisions of the Committee 12 Januuary 2021
Petitions Committee considered all e-petitions
14 January 2021
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MPs to debate petition relating to the rollout of covid-19 vaccinations
MPs to debate a petition relating to the rollout of covid-19 vaccinations
7 January 2021
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MPs to debate petition relating to support for the hospitality industry
MPs to debate a petition relating to Government support for the hospitality industry
6 January 2021
Total results 481 (page 4 of 25)