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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: 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
Third Special Report - The impact of COVID-19 on university students: Government Response to the Committee's Second Report
Inquiry The Government's response to Coronavirus
Committees Petitions Committee
HC 780
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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14 July 2021
Work Impact of Covid-19 on new parents: one year on (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Bethany Power, Petition signatory (Petition Signatory at Private citizen), Emily Tredget (Co-Founder at Happity), Dr Sarah McMullen (Director of Impact & Engagement at NCT (National Childbirth Trust)), Sue Armstrong Brown (Chief Executive at Adoption UK), Sally Hogg (Head of Policy and Campaigning at Parent-Infant Foundation), Neil Leitch (Chief Executive at Early Years Alliance), Joeli Brearley (Founder at Pregnant Then Screwed), and Rosalind Bragg (Director at Maternity Action)
Committees Petitions Committee
Oral Evidence
27 May 2021
Inquiry Brain tumour and childhood cancer research
Witnesses Peter Realf (Campaigner at Brain Tumour Research), and Fiona Govan (Petition Creator at Private citizen)
Committees Petitions Committee
Oral Evidence
27 May 2021
Inquiry Brain tumour and childhood cancer research
Witnesses Lord Bethell (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department of Health and Social Care), Helen Campbell (Portfolio Manager at Department of Health and Social Care), and Mike Batley (Deputy Director of Research Programmes at Department of Health and Social Care)
Committees Petitions Committee
Oral Evidence
ICP0001 - Impact of Covid-19 on new parents: one year on
Witnesses Petitions Committee (Petitions Committee at Petitions Committee)
Committees Petitions Committee
Written Evidence
PEE0007 - Public engagement on e-petitions
Witnesses Petitions Committee
Committees Petitions Committee
Written Evidence
BCCR0007 - Brain tumour and childhood cancer research
Witnesses Maria Lester (Maria Lester at acting as an individual)
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