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Decisions of the Petitions Committee Tuesday 7 July 2020

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09 July 2020

The Committee considered all e-petitions which had, before 2 July 2020, reached over 10,000 signatures which had received a Government response.

 

Petitions with over 10,000 signatures which have received a government response 

Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
The Committee agreed to request a revised response from the Government, which addresses the petition’s request. 

Legal rights for ancient trees
The Committee agreed to request a revised response from the Government, which addresses the petition’s request. 

Add education on diversity and racism to all school curriculums
The Committee agreed to request a revised response from the Government, which addresses the petition’s request. 

Making the UK education curriculum more inclusive of BAME history
The Committee agreed to request a revised response from the Government, which addresses the petition’s request. 

The UK should ban the importation of Shark Fins
The Committee agreed to request a revised response from the Government, which addresses the petition’s request. 

Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
The Committee noted the Government’s response. 

Condemn the US government for the use of force against its citizens
The Committee noted the Government’s response. 

Amnesty for UK undocumented immigrants in this COVID-19 World pandemic
The Committee noted the Government’s response.

Support British Food Producers by ensuring that marks of origin remain
The Committee noted the Government’s response.

Grant cats the same status under the Road Traffic Act 1988 as dogs
The Committee noted the Government’s response.

Permit weddings of 5 people (registrar/couple/2 witnesses) during COVID19
The Committee noted the Government’s response.


 

Public petitions

Extension of the Brexit transition period (presented by David Linden MP)  

 

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