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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

These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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Reports, special reports and government responses

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First Report - Impact of Covid-19 on new parents: one year on
Work Impact of Covid-19 on new parents: one year on (Non-inquiry session)
Committees Petitions Committee
HC 479
Report
Response to this report
Correspondence from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Vaccines and Public Health relating to the Committee’s inquiry into the impact of Covid-19 on new parents: one year on
HC 479
Correspondence
First Report: The impact of Covid-19 on maternity and parental leave
Inquiry The Government's response to Coronavirus
Committees Petitions Committee
HC 526
Report
Response to this report
Letter from the Minister for Small Business, Consumers & Labour Markets responding to the Committee's First Report: The impact of COVID-19 on maternity and parental leave.
HC 526
Correspondence
Response to this report
Second Special Report - The impact of COVID-19 on maternity and parental leave: Government Response to the Committee's First Report
HC 770
Special Report
Response to this report
The impact of COVID-19 on maternity and parental leave: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report
HC 770
Government Response
Second Report - The impact of Covid-19 on university students
Inquiry The Government's response to Coronavirus
Committees Petitions Committee
HC 527
Report
Response to this report
Third Special Report - The impact of COVID-19 on university students: Government Response to the Committee's Second Report
HC 780
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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1 December 2021
Inquiry Tackling Online Abuse
Witnesses Chris Philp MP (Minister for Tech and Digital Economy at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport), and Orla MacRae (Deputy Director for Online Harms Regulation at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
Committees Petitions Committee
Oral Evidence
23 November 2021
Inquiry Tackling Online Abuse
Witnesses Dr Nicholas Hoggard (Lawyer at Law Commission), Professor Penney Lewis (Commissioner at Law Commission), Katy Minshall (Head of UK Public Policy at Twitter), Rebecca Stimson (UK Head of Public Policy at Meta), and Theo Bertram (Director of Government Relations and Public Policy for Europe at TikTok)
Committees Petitions Committee
Oral Evidence
16 November 2021
Inquiry Tackling Online Abuse
Witnesses Seyi Akiwowo (Founder and CEO at Glitch), Andy Burrows (Head of Child Safety Online Policy at NSPCC), Ellen Judson (Senior Researcher at Demos), William Perrin OBE (Trustee at Carnegie Trust UK), Dr Bertie Vidgen (Research Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute), and Stephen Kinsella OBE (Founder at Clean up the Internet)
Committees Petitions Committee
Oral Evidence
TOA0020 - Tackling Online Abuse
Witnesses Epilepsy Society
Committees Petitions Committee
Written Evidence
TOA0019 - Tackling Online Abuse
Witnesses NSPCC
Committees Petitions Committee
Written Evidence
TOA0018 - Tackling Online Abuse
Witnesses Protection Approaches
Committees Petitions Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: petitionscommittee@parliament.uk
  • Phone: (General) 0207 219 4887 / For media enquiries contact Gary Connor, Media Relations Manager and Hannah Olbison, Senior Media Relations Officer, at hocmediacorporate@parliament.uk and 0207 219 0969