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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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Chris Packham calls on Government to ban driven grouse shooting in video with Petitions Committee
WATCH: Chris Packham telling the Petitions Committee why the Government should ban driven grouse shooting
1 July 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 23 June 2020
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 23 June 2020
25 June 2020
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Katie Price to give evidence to Petitions Committee as new online abuse inquiry launched
Petitions Committee calls for evidence as new online abuse inquiry launched
24 June 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 16 June 2020
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 16 June 2020
19 June 2020
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MPs to debate Coronavirus e-petitions in the Commons Chamber
MPs to debate Coronavirus e-petitions in the Commons Chamber
18 June 2020
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Petitions Committee calls on Government to make pet theft a specific offence
READ: Petitions Committee urges Secretary of State for Justice to make pet theft a specific offence
17 June 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 9 June 2020
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9 June 2020
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Petitions Committee has questioned Universities Minister on the impact of coronavirus on university students
WATCH: The Petitions Committee has questioned a Government Minister on how coronavirus affects university students
8 June 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 2 June 2020
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5 June 2020
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Petitions Committee has questioned the Government on maternity leave and pay after unprecedented public engagement
WATCH: The Petitions Committee questione a Government Minister about paid maternity leave during the outbreak
5 June 2020
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Temporary changes to how petitions are checked
Temporary changes to how petitions are checked
2 June 2020
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The rise of private petitioning in the House of Commons, 1604-1629
This month, Dr Andrew Thrush looks at the rise of private petitioning in the House of Commons, 1604-1629
1 June 2020
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Petitions Committee Chair calls on the Government to end petition debates suspension
READ: Chair urges Leader of the House to allow petitions debates in Westminster
21 May 2020
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Petitions Committee heard evidence on online abuse from 'The Only Way is Essex' star
WATCH: Petitions Committee heard evidence as part of investigation into online abuse
20 May 2020
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Petitions Committee questioned experts on maternal mental health, adoption and childcare
WATCH: Petitions Committee heard from experts about maternity pay, and access to childcare
20 May 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 19 May 2020
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20 May 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 12 May
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15 May 2020
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Petitions Committee investigate the impact of coronavirus on students and on maternity leave
WATCH: Petitions Committee heard from experts about students and paid maternity leave during coronavirus outbreak
6 May 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 05 May
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 05 May
5 May 2020
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Petitions Committee call on Government to rethink response to petition on making emergency announcements more accessible
Chair of the Petitions Committee writes to the Secretary of State for DCMS calling for emergency announcements from the Government to require British Sign Language interpreters
5 May 2020
Total results 486 (page 8 of 25)