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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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MPs to debate petitions relating to the Government’s Spring 2021 covid-19 roadmap
MPs to debate petitions relating to the Government’s Spring 2021 covid-19 roadmap
18 March 2021
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MPs to debate petition relating to consent for a referendum on Scottish independence
MPs to debate a petition relating to consent for a referendum on Scottish independence
17 March 2021
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 16 March 2021
The Committee considered all e-petitions which had, before 11 March 2021, reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response. The Committee also considered petitions which had reached over 100,000 signatures, and agreed debates for a number of petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate.
16 March 2021
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MPs to debate petitions relating to the impact of covid-19 on education
MPs to debate petitions relating to the impact of covid-19 on education
11 March 2021
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MPs to debate petition relating to covid-19 vaccine passports
MPs to debate petition relating to covid-19 vaccine passports
10 March 2021
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee
The Committee considered all e-petitions which had, before 4 March 2021, reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response. The Committee also agreed debates for a number of petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate
9 March 2021
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MPs to debate petition relating to conversion therapy
MPs to debate petition which calls on Government to make LGBT conversion therapy a criminal offence
4 March 2021
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Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 2 March 2021
The Committee has considered all e-petitions which had, before 25 February 2021, reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response. The Committee also agreed debates for a number of petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate.
4 March 2021
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Petitions Committee reacts to Budget statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer
Committee reacts to Budget statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer
4 March 2021
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MPs to debate petition relating to press freedoms and safety of protestors in India
MPs to debate a petition relating to press freedoms and safety of protestors in India.
3 March 2021
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Committee Chairs welcome motion to restore Westminster Hall debates
Catherine McKinnell MP and Ian Mearns MP welcome the Government’s motion to allow hybrid proceedings on Westminster Hall debates.
26 February 2021
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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
Total results 592 (page 9 of 30)