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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

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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 28 April
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 28 April
30 April 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 21 April
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24 April 2020
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Chair invites select committee Chairs to collaborate on coronavirus scrutiny
Chair seeks greater collaboration as Parliament continues to scrutinise Government response to Coronavirus crisis
23 April 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 26 March
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30 March 2020
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Committee question Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Ministers on Coronavirus response
WATCH: Petitions Committee question Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Ministers on Coronavirus response with questions from the public
26 March 2020
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Petitions Committee disappointed by Government's response on misuse of fireworks
Committee publish government response to Committee report Fireworks
20 March 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 17 March 2020
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20 March 2020
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Petitions Committee debates postponed
Petitions Committee debates postponed
19 March 2020
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Petitions Committee to question Ministers on Government strategy with questions from the public
1.8 million signatures prompt evidence session over fears of Coronavirus spreading
18 March 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee 10 March 2020
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16 March 2020
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Debate: caging of farm animals
MPs to debate a petition about caging of farm animals started by Deborah Meaden
12 March 2020
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Debate: animal sentience and welfare
MPs to debate a petition about animal sentience and welfare started by Alesha Dixon
12 March 2020
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 3 March 2020
View the decisions of the Petitions Committee taken on 28 March 2017.
6 March 2020
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Debate: provision of free childcare
MPs to debate a petition about the provision of free childcare
5 March 2020
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Parliament's petitions website has re-opened
Petitions website re-opens following formation of a new Petitions Committee
2 March 2020
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Catherine McKinnell MP elected Chair of the Petitions Committee
Catherine McKinnell MP has been elected as the new Chair of the Petitions Committee
30 January 2020
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Petitions and the General Election 2019
Petitions Committee website durind dissolution of Parliament
6 November 2019
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General Election 2019
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 6 November 2019, all select committees have ceased to exist
6 November 2019
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Petitions Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2017-19
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2017-19 Parliament
5 November 2019
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MPs demand action against irresponsible fireworks use
MPs demand action against irresponsible fireworks use
5 November 2019
Total results 486 (page 9 of 25)