COMMONS

Weekly decisions

The Petitions Committee meets weekly when the House of Commons is in session. It considers all petitions with 100,000 signatures for debate and all petitions which have reached 10,000 signatures once they receive a response from the Government. Any public (paper) petitions which  have received a response are also considered.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Leave the EU immediately, Put pressure on Libya to take action to stop enslavement of Black Africans, Pass legislation making animals legally "Sentient Beings" in UK law, Parliament’s vote on the Brexit deal must include an option to remain in the EU, Make Bullying a Criminal Offence, Call on PM to take action to build public trust in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, Make it illegal for any UK politician to lie or mislead the public, Changes to local Bus services in Torbay, Superfast Broadband for Wellpond Green and Westland Green in Hertfordshire, HS2 viaduct through Trowell, Stop HS2 Phase Two in Trowell, Ruabon Station, Myanmar’s Muslim Ethnic Minority, Policing Orgreave, Civilian protection in Syria.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Put the final Brexit deal to a referendum with revoking Article 50 as an option; Reject all demands from the EU for penalty charges for Brexit; End the export of live farm animals after Brexit; Leave the EU immediately; Make British Sign Language part of the National Curriculum; Abolish the TV Licence; No referendum on the final deal for the UK to remain in the European Union; Bangor-on-Dee Post Office; Drumchapel Post Office; Morningside Post Office Franchising; Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and High Town Barracks, Wrexham; The Redwell fields, Wellingborough; Glenfield Children’s Heart Unit.

The Committee considered the following petitions: End the animal cruelty laws exemptions for halal and shechita slaughter houses; Cancel HS2 immediately and repeal the 2013 and 2017 High Speed Rail Acts; Keep Childcare Vouchers open beyond April 2018; Stop NHS England from removing herbal and homeopathic medicines; Climate Change; Climate change objectives and obligations; School funding formula in Calderdale; Closure of Marske Medical Centre; Continuation of local bus services in Congleton Constituency; Local Bus Services in Torbay.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Abolish the tv licence, it shouldn't be a legal requirement; Make mental health education compulsory in primary and secondary schools; Another Scottish independence referendum should not be allowed to happen; Agree to a second referendum on Scottish Independence; Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal; Pay Up Now! – Scrap the pay cap and give public servants a meaningful pay rise; Reduce the age of Mandatory Mammograms to age 25-30; Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women; Impose financial sanctions on the State of Myanmar (Burma); Fund research into pediatric brain cancer & earlier access to experimental drugs; Planning application in Irthlingborough; Adoption; Higham Ferrers General Practise Surgery; Children with Special Educational Needs.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Abolish the TV licence, it shouldn't be a legal requirement; Make paying rent enough proof that you are able meet mortgage repayments; To make votes matter, adopt Proportional Representation for UK General Elections; Replace the unelected House of Lords with a publicly elected body; Call on the Government to urge Whirlpool UK to recall all faulty tumble dryers; Immediately stop plans to cut Southeastern services to Charing Cross & Victoria; A total outright ban of fox hunting; No sex education for under 10 years old; Stop all benefit payments to non U.K. residents; Make 'Nutritionist' a legally protected title; Exempt Non-EU NHS professionals from £35,000 salary threshold; UK must apologise for the Balfour Declaration & lead peace efforts in Palestine; Give British commonwealth citizens in the UK for 5 years British nationality; Give more funding to brain tumour research; Provide much needed Truck Stops across the UK with modern facilities; Make it easier to remove bullies from schools, at any age and fine the parents; CONDEMN Art 25(b) of Indian Constitution Which Violates Sikhs' Religious Freedom; Scrap the "rape clause" and the "family cap" on social security payments; Stop making Nurses have to pay a Registration Fee of £120 per year; Allow 16/17 year olds to vote; Stop the proposed downgrading of Southend Hospital A&E Department; Make political claims subject to advertising standards laws; Clearly Mark halal food products on the front of all packaging; Stop the Illegal Slaughter of Migrating Songbirds on MoD land in Cyprus; Debate in Parliament the absence of an effective policy for the treatment of M.E; Stop plans to close the congenital heart disease (CHD) service at Royal Brompton; Stop Cuts To Rail Services between Tonbridge and Ashford; Teresa May to recognise endometriosis under the equality act 2010; Publicly confirm that gay men from Chechnya can seek asylum in the UK; Denounce the Venezuelan government's violent suppression of protests in Caracas; Develop a GCSE in Natural History; Call Government Committee on UKAD; Create allocated overnight parking areas for motorhomes & campers across the UK; Allow Walid Durani to stay in the UK; Keep open the 'Dubs scheme' to resettle 3000 unaccompanied refugee children; Stop business rate rises before they wreck independent high street retailers; Cut all public funding to Tony Blair - this to include protection & expenses; Amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953 to include all pregnancy loss.

The Committee considered the following petitions: This petition calls for a total ban on the use of packs of hounds for hunting; Car insurance is compulsory therefore it should be nationalised; I would like non-halal meat in all chain restaurants & for halal to be labelled; Properly fund the NHS and scrap the proposed STP programme; If House of Lords frustrates Article 50 then hold referendum on future of Lords; Stop Northern Rail from introducing Driver-Only operation; Raise the Speed limit on Motorways in the UK from 70mph to 90mph; Ensure the British fishing waters are returned to the UK post Brexit; Make paying rent enough proof that you are able meet mortgage repayments; Implementation of the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts; Changes to funding for 3 and 4 year olds; The future of nursery schools; Traffic enforcement measures along the A52.

The Committee considered the following petitions: To make votes matter, adopt Proportional Representation for UK General Elections; Another Scottish independence referendum should not be allowed to happen;  Do not abandon the Dubs Scheme for refugee children; Save the 'Children's nurse' degree course. Our Children & Young People need us; Pay £350m per week to NHS or re-run EU Referendum; Allow retired dependent parents of British citizens in U.K; Fund Research into Ehlers Danlos Syndrome; Abolished fees for Naturalisation for Polish people working in UK over 5 years; Make offering Gay Conversion Therapy a criminal offence in the UK;  Make LGBTQ+ sex education compulsory within the national curriculum; Abolish the House of Lords; Do not discriminate against drivers of diesel cars; Abolish the House of Lords if it delays Brexit; To be given a choice to be fitted with an ICD when diagnosed with Brugada; Implementation of the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Make paying rent enough proof that you are able meet mortgage repayments; Replace the unelected House of Lords with a publicly elected body; Introduce Animal Health and Welfare to the school curriculum; Parliament to ban the non-stun slaughter of animals in the UK; The Royal Sutton Coldfield Green Belt; Construction of a A36-46 link road, east of Bath.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Authorise open book examinations for GCSE English Literature 2017; Abolish the TV licence, it shouldn't be a legal requirement; We want an urgent improvement in Mental Health Care in this country!; STOP all immigration & implement an Aussie style border control system; Give immunity against prosecution to armed forces personnel who served in NI; Give military veterans priority housing and mental health care; Give communities back the right to decide where houses are built; We want the government to explain why there was no threshold in the Referendum; Call on the Government to urge Whirlpool UK to recall all faulty tumble dryers; Allow GCSE Students to have a formula sheet in their tests; Implement optional early drawing of a reduced State Pension for the 1950s women; Reconsider The National Funding Formula so that NO child at school will LOSE out; Change the University fees from £9250 back to the £3000 fee for the UK; Implementation of the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts; Exoneration of persons convicted of gross indecency and related “homosexual offences; Closure of Belgrave Library and Lunch Club at Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre, Leicester;  English Language and English Literature GCSE-Level Examinations;  Greater Manchester Spatial Framework; Boat Moorings on the River Avon; Closure of Anniesland Jobcentre; Closure of Bridgeton Jobcentre; Closure of Cambuslang Jobcentre; Closure of Castlemilk and Langside Jobcentres;  Closure of Jobcentres in Parkhead and Easterhouse; Closure of Maryhill Jobcentre.

The Committee considered the following petitions: End the badger cull instead of expanding to new areas; Put a max of £1200 on car insurance for 18-25 year olds; Change the University fees from £9250 back to the £3000 fee for the UK; To stop disabled children and adults being changed on dirty toilet floors; Increase Carers Allowance in line with the Living Wage;  Stop medical appointments affecting school attendance; Ringfence the NHS from trade deals; Hold a second referendum on leaving the EU once exit terms have been negotiated; Debate the possibility that the "Will of the People" has changed since Brexit; Scrap IR35 legislation reform proposals for public sector off-payroll workers; Replace the unelected House of Lords with a publicly elected body; Grant an amnesty to all illegal immigrants living in the UK prior to 23.06.2016; Babies should be checked for tongue tie by a professional in first week of birth; Improve safety legislation for coaches so no more children get injured; Make the uk armed forces pensions for 22 years service tax free; Inquiry into Israel influencing British political democracy; Force the government to act on the eleven recommendations of the UNCRPD report; Theresa May: Seek an urgent cross-party solution to the health and care crisis; Delay triggering Article 50 until after voters vote on the UK EU Exit Package; Give Head Teachers the authority to agree up to 10 days of term-time holiday; Approve funding for stem cell transplantation in sickle cell patients; Prevent Donald Trump from making a State Visit to the United Kingdom; Donald Trump should make a State Visit to the United Kingdom; Visa fees for Pilgrimage to Hajj and Umrah by Saudi Arabia.

The Committee considered the following petitions: April's Law; End the badger cull instead of expanding to new areas; Honour pension protections for nuclear workers; To introduce a law that recognizes Parental Alienation as a criminal offence; Revoke the BBC’s charter.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Prevent Donald Trump from making a State Visit to the United Kingdom; Donald Trump should make a State Visit to the United Kingdom; Harvey's Army - Compulsory Microchip Scanning of Deceased Pets Found on railways; The NHS must never be privatised and remain a free, publicly funded UK service; Reform the system of obtaining Permanent Residence Certification/Card (PR).

The Committee considered the following petitions: Make it a specific criminal offence to attack any member of NHS Medical Staff; Work with UK Sport to reinstate GB badminton funding for the next Olympic cycle; No closures for legal routes for motorcycle trail riding without new provision; CCTV in ALL dementia care facilities by LAW; Ban all non-recyclable/non-compostable packaging in the UK.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Shut down the domestic ivory market in the UK; Demand an end to the pay restraint imposed on agenda for change NHS staff;  Ban all non-recyclable/non-compostable packaging in the UK; British servicemen and women to have legal immunity from prosecution; Stop Taxi's being allowed to work in areas they aren't licensed in; Free Commando Sergeant Alexander Blackman from jail; The petition calls upon MPs not to repeal the European Communities Act 1972; A509 Development Ashton Grove; Post Office Closure in Tonbridge.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Air-drop life saving aid into the starving cities in Syria; Stop the down grading of Macclesfield hospital, keeping full service provision; Make a legal requirement for papers to print corrections at same size as errors; Save our Bass: do not water down the proposal to ban nets.; Make dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia testing free on the NHS; Teachers’ salaries should reflect the 50 plus hours they work a week; Fast track naturalisation for EU citizens resident in the UK longer than 5 years; £15 National minimum wage for HGV drivers; United Kingdom to not leave the EU; Pass law to force employers to pay on time for freelance/contractual work.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Put a VEGAN meal on every school, college, university, hospital and prison menu; Support Live Music Venues by preventing inappropriate complaints being actioned; Set up Independent Pump-Watch body to monitor and regulate vehicle fuel Pricing; Implementation of the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Repeal the new Surveillance laws (Investigatory Powers Act); Put a max of £1200 on car insurance for 18–25 year olds; Save State-Funded Nursery Schools; End the Fit For Work tests as not fit for purpose, and investigate 9,580 deaths; Ban Palm Oil in products produced or sold in the UK; Suspend the Myanmar Ambassador for Genocide of Rohingya Muslims; SEN budgets need to be ring fenced for children's education not LA legal fees; Student season tickets on the Lakes Line; Symmetry Park Logistics.

The Committee considered the following petitions: For the Home Office to hold an inquiry into the battle of Orgreave; Commit to healthcare arrangements for British pensioners living in the EU; Close all retail on boxing day, retail isn't needed on boxing day!; Force child cancer to the forefront of the NHS and government funding schemes; Change of use of Abberley Hotel.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Close all retail on boxing day, retail isn't needed on boxing day!; Demand an end to the pay restraint imposed on agenda for change NHS staff; Make tampons and sanitary towels free for females; Shut down the domestic ivory market in the UK; Give status to Police Dogs and Horses as 'Police Officers'; Ban the sale of fireworks to the public and only approve organised displays.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Ban the sale of fireworks to the public and only approve organised displays; Force child cancer to the forefront of the NHS and government funding schemes;  Vote on an early General Election before sending Article 50; Overturn the Government's decision to allow fracking in Lancashire; Please sign the petition for the Robin to become our official National Bird; Save HMS President 1918; Ban the use of previous sexual history as evidence in sexual abuse or rape cases; Get Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on the NHS for Fibromyalgia sufferers; Verify that all child refugees accepted into the UK are genuinely under 18; April’s Law; Let the general public participate when the government sells its Lloyds stake; A referendum to Vote Scotland out of the U.K.; Please continue to provide annual financial support for the Cornish language; Free childcare when both parents are working. Not just those who are on Benefits; Royal Mail delivery office in Bredbury; Royal Mail delivery office in Marple.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Give status to Police Dogs and Horses as 'Police Officers'; We ask the Government to reconsider proposed move of Southend A&E to Basildon; Save West Cumberland Hospital; To make votes matter, adopt Proportional Representation for UK General Elections; We require parliament to debate Lord Kilmuir's letter to Edward Heath.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Keep the Nursing Directorate in the Department of Health; UK Govt to strongly condemn Pakistan for providing safe haven for terrorists; All West Sussex Schools to receive pupil funding at the national average; Save the Human Rights Act; Introduce a moratorium on the hunting of critically declining wading birds.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Free childcare when both parents are working. Not just those who are on benefits; Make Continuous Glucose Monitors available on the NHS for Type 1 Diabetics; Protect grouse Moors and grouse shooting; Call on Andrea Leadsom to NOT hold a vote to repeal the Hunting Act 2004; Instruct NHS England to reverse their sudden ban on stem cell transplantation; All UK residents to be placed on the Organ Donor Register;  Ban the making and receiving of all phone calls whilst driving; Closure of Lancashire's Libraries and Museums; Restoration of the Wellington Monument in Taunton Deane; Welsh Assembly Oath or Affirmation; petitions relating to the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Local Government Pension Scheme Investment Regulations; Ban driven grouse shooting; Stop United Lincs Hospitals Trust from downgrading Boston Pilgrim hospital; We require any BRexit deal preserves UK access to EU collaborative R&D programs; Change the law on the dangerous dog act 1991 Stop putting healthy dogs down; End the contracts with Atos, Capita and maximus as they are not fit for purpose; Make Everolimus available in England for TSC-related Brain (SEGA) tumours; Make British Sign Language part of the curriculum; Compulsory teaching of Politics and International relations at GCSE level; Maintain the Erasmus scheme despite Britain's exit from the European Union; End the badger cull instead of expanding to new areas; All European Union flags, emblems and logos be removed from all public buildings; Suspend Natural England licence to kill buzzards; Strengthen sentencing for criminal drivers who kill and maim innocent people; Make it law so that the NHS will always be in public hands; Make more awareness and help available for young men dealing with mental health; Stop the boundary changes; Switch to the Renewable Plan B for Hinkley C – fit for the 21st Century; Public review into the decision to close the Children's Heart Unit Leicester; Increase funding rate for 3-4 year olds needing to provide pensions for staff; Give parents who work full time, free childcare; Prevent the closure of the Maternity Unit at Banbury Horton General Hospital; Begin a public inquiry into the performance of the Northbound Dartford Crossing; Allow loud call for prayer (Adhan) in UK mosques; Increase the penalty for people who steal dogs.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Ban driven grouse shooting; Protect grouse Moors and grouse shooting; Local Government Pension Scheme Investment Regulations; Increase the maximum sentence for animal cruelty charges; Home Office use Compassion for UK Tax payers in allowing loved ones to stay in UK; The following public (paper) petitions received a written response from the Government; Bowel cancer screening; Private rented sector in Dulwich and West Norwood; Dr Keilloh and the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Invoke article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty immediately; Repeal the 1972 European Communities Act immediately on EU Referendum OUT vote; The 23 June should be designated as Independence Day, and celebrated annually; Not to allow freedom of movement as part of any deal with the EU after Brexit; Ask the Government not to invoke article 50 of the Lisbon treaty; Parliament decide whether or not we remain a member of the European Union; Ban driven grouse shooting; Debate in the House the Local Government Pension Scheme Investment Regulations; Parliament to sit on Saturdays which should be a "normal working day" for MPs; Minute silence for our youth lost to youth violence on the national calendar; Make rape and sexual consent a mandatory part of sex education; Provide Orkambi treatment on the NHS for Cystic Fibrosis patients; Make Nusinersen available to terminally ill children with Spinal MuscularAtrophy; Make Eid a National Holiday; Bring in a proportional representation system for UK general elections; Introduce legislation to combat light pollution; Fund more research into DIPG brain tumours, which are almost universally fatal; Invest more money into scientific research to find the cause of M.E./CFS; Make it illegal for any UK political figure to knowingly lie or mislead; A change in prime minister should trigger a general election; We call on the Government to commit to a new national stroke strategy; We demand a Public Inquiry into the UK Government's culture of lying to voters; Ensure that MPs are factually accurate & accountable in public campaigns; Step in & safely reunite refugee minors in the EU with their families in the UK; Parliament should hold Tony Blair to account for the war in Iraq; Close sharia courts set up in the UK and make sharia law illegal in Britain; Ban the wearing of a Burka, any full or partial front face coverings in public; Amend the Dangerous Dogs Act to allow for fair, uniform return of seized dogs; Stop councils using surface/gravel dressing to maintain roads; Legalise cannabis use for adults over 21 years of age; Enforce a total and permanent ban on hunting of any kind in the UK; Britain First announce militant action against elected Muslims proscribe now.

The Committee considered the following petitions: EU Referendum Rules triggering a 2nd EU Referendum; Keep Performing Arts as an Option for GCSE/A Levels; Vote no confidence in Nicky Morgan; Please make Diwali an authorised school holiday for children of Asian origin; Protection for Sikhs to not have their turbans removed at airports; Cancel the planned referendum on Britain's continued membership of the EU; Remove the franchise for Southern Rail from Govia Thameslink; Remove the need to display a front number plate on a vehicle in the UK; Stop North Devon District Hospital possible closures of essential services; Pursue a free movement treaty between the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada; Scrap plans to force state schools to become academies; Hold a public inquiry and a referendum over turning all schools into academies; No more school penalty fines and bring back the 10 day authorised absence; Child Support Agency; Car parking facilities at Watermead Country Park, Leicester; Sports pitches at Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire; Children’s Centre services in Corby; Development on the former Two Trees High School site, Denton.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Stop retrospective changes to the student loans agreement; EU Referendum Rules triggering a 2nd EU Referendum; Lower university fees down to £3,000; Make labelling food as vegetarian and/or vegan as legal requirement; Give all ancient woodland statutory legal protection; Add an ingredient to antifreeze to make it unpleasant to cats.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Drop the plans to INCREASE tuition fees further and open more universities; A Petition for Southern Rail (Govia Thameslink Railway) Franchise Review; Stop Clause 81 of the police and crime bill being passed as law; Stop Destruction Of British Archaeology. Neighbourhood and Infrastructure Bill; Tougher sentencing for paedophiles, child abusers, rapists and sex offenders; Enforce the Consumer Rights Act to protect music, arts and sport fans from touts; Urgent brain tumour scans, education for the public and health professionals.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Make it illegal for a company to require women to wear high heels at work; Stop retrospective changes to the student loans agreement; Develop accurate NHS tests and effective treatment protocols for Lyme disease; Ensure the Education Secretary is a qualified teacher with many years experience; Change the Army pension back to 55 from 60 years of age; Don't close Poole Hospital's A&E or Bournemouth Hospital's A&E!; Install CCTV cameras in all care homes to protect the vulnerable people; David Cameron is precluded from negotiations with the EU in the event of Brexit; House of Commons to have Free Vote on Imposition of Junior Doctors Contract; Abolish Inheritance Tax. It is wrong to tax assets that have already been taxed; Reinstate RPI index linking to Military pensions from the current CPI index link; To examine the DWP, ATOS & Maximus's culpability for deaths of benefit claimants; Create a new offence of "animal murder" with a minimum of 5 years on conviction; Stop the Government from cutting funding for Routes into Languages; Make Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (Prep) immediately available on the NHS.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Make it illegal for a company to require women to wear high heels at work; No more school penalty fines and bring back the 10 day authorised absence; Guarantee British savers and investors that cash will not be abolished; Have the House of Commons debate TTIP and implications for the UK as a whole; Exempt grants for academic research from new 'anti-lobbying' regulation; Reinstate allowances regarding spelling for pupils with dyslexia; Make Crohns and Colitis disease a known disbility; Make A2 motorcycle licence automatically upgrade to full licence after 2 years; To introduce a permanent, minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists; Test on Request-GP's to listen to girls & if they have symptoms to do the smear; Make Organ Donation registration in England automatic; Change the legal definition of rape in the UK to include female on male rape; Increase the no. of antenatal scans in order to reduce the amount of stillborns; Put more funds into Lancashire NHS so Chorley A&E Department can remain open; Stop changes to the Civil Service Compensation Scheme; Introduce processes that speed up the resolution of disputes within Family Law; Ban the cruel Grand National; Save historic market town Darlington from crippling Government cuts; Strengthen the 2004 Hunting Act; Amend the immigration bill to allow 3000 lone child refugees to enter the UK; Britain must not turn its back on child refugees in Europe;  Address the UK Horse Crisis: hold owners accountable for abandonment and neglect; Increase the hourly funding rate for 2-4 year olds in early years settings; Ealing Hospital and the Shaping a Healthier Future programme; Green belt land between Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Debate in the House the Local Government Pension Scheme Investment Regulations; Statement on UK steps to ensure a full investigation of Giulio Regeni's death;  Make Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (Prep) immediately available on the NHS; Allow all Olympic sports to be part of curriculum at GCSE and A Level Sport.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Include expressive arts subjects in the Ebacc; Give parish councils the right to appeal planning decisions; Sharia Law and the use of Sharia courts within the UK should be prohibited; Debate in the House the Local Government Pension Scheme Investment Regulations; Use 3 separate independent organisations to count the EU referendum votes; Ban driven grouse shooting.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Include expressive arts subjects in the Ebacc; SAVE OUR NHS STOP PRIVATISATION SAVE EALING HOSPITAL Publicly Funded & Provided; Hold a General Election in 2016; Call on David Cameron to act to protect our steel industry & recall Parliament; Stop spending a fixed 0.7 per cent slice of our national wealth on Foreign Aid; Re-nationalise the British Steel industry to safeguard it from further losses; Convert old Army/RAF bases into social housing for War Veterans; Newspaper apologies or corrections must be same size and page of original story; The repeal of the code on farming chickens for meat + farming should be debated; Help return my children after they were abducted 3 years ago to Oman.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Hold a public inquiry and a referendum over turning all schools into academies; Scrap plans to force state schools to become academies; Restrict the use of fireworks to reduce stress and fear in animals and pets; Stop spending a fixed 0.7 per cent slice of our national wealth on Foreign Aid; STOP CAMERON spending British taxpayers’ money on Pro-EU Referendum leaflets; Call on David Cameron to act to protect our steel industry & recall Parliament; SAVE OUR NHS STOP PRIVATISATION SAVE EALING HOSPITAL Publicly Funded & Provided; Reverse the ESA disability benefit cut; Stop KS1 tests and go back to teacher judgements and levels; Allow GCSE English candidates to have blank texts during their exams; Allow 16 and 17 year olds the vote in the upcoming EU referendum; Save UK Air Cadet Gliding; Change the law, so that UK citizens can force and immediate General Election; Extend EU referendum voting rights to all UK citizens living abroad; Stop the deep and dangerous cuts to our Fire and Rescue Services; Call an emergency parliament session to properly discuss NHS Reinstatement Bill; Stop the government from slashing disabled benefit; Investigate the standard of food served to the military and Sodexo services; Urge the South Korean Government to end the brutal dog meat trade; Do not judge student finance on parents/guardians income; Call for a Snap General Election.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Give the Meningitis B vaccine to ALL children, not just newborn babies; Reverse the ESA disability benefit cut; Don't ban tackling in school rugby; Make passing / approaching horses and horse drawn vehicles part of driving test; Stop a new Thames Crossing being built in Thurrock; Only British voters should be allowed to vote in the EU referendum; Give EU citizens living & working in the UK the right to vote in EU Referendum; Save British Steel making. Scunthorpe, Teesside, Port Talbot etc; Please help keep Teesside Steelmaking open; Give the hedgehog better legal protection in order to reverse its decline; Cancel the end of  Key Stage 2 SATs tests for 2016; Group B Strep Prevention - Provide consistent screening and education; To Change the Law so People who Abuse Animals go to Prison; Extend the Early Years Foundation Stage from "birth to 5" to "birth to 7"; Consider a vote of  No Confidence in Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary; Jeremy Hunt to resume meaningful contract negotiations with the BMA.

The Committee considered the following petitions: UK Government and Departments from labeling "State Pension" as benefits!; Legislate to introduce minimum sentences for assaulting police officers; Stop plans to make it a criminal offence to not pay back your student loan; Continuous blood glucose monitoring for diabetics to be funded by NHS; Amend the Animal Welfare Act, make it illegal to leave an animal in a hot vehicle; Public Holiday in place of Feb 29th as the average salaried person loses £113; All teaching staff to learn about the Autistic Spectrum; Pay school support staff the whole time contracts that they so rightly deserve; Save the Police Unit that Protects Wildlife from Human Cruelty.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Give the Meningitis B vaccine to ALL children, not just newborn babies; Buffer zones for abortion clinics; Stop private parking companies charging disproportionate penalties in car parks; To stop pet shops selling puppies in store and keeping a 'stock' of puppies; Publicly funded bodies should keep the freedom to boycott unethical companies; Call on Parliament for a vote of no confidence in the current Government; Prevent Obama From Speaking In Westminster Regarding The In/Out Referendum.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Jeremy Hunt to resume meaningful contract negotiations with the BMA; Consider a vote of No confidence in Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary; The DDRB's proposals to change Junior Doctor's contracts CANNOT go ahead; SAVE OUR NHS STOP PRIVATISATION SAVE EALING HOSPITAL Publicly Funded & Provided; Parliament to sit on Saturdays which should be a "normal working day" for MPs; Reinstate full visa service at the British High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh; Ask Civil Aviation Authority to rethink their charges to the 2016 Airshow season; Make planting trees a priority to reduce flooding by improving soil and drainage; The government has no mandate to privatise the NHS and should cease immediately; Stop car insurance companies ripping under 25s off with sky high prices.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Give the Meningitis B vaccine to ALL children, not just newborn babies; Scrap the £35k threshold for non-EU citizens settling in the UK; The DDRB's proposals to change Junior Doctor's contracts CANNOT go ahead; Consider a vote of No Confidence in Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary; Jeremy Hunt to resume meaningful contract negotiations with the BMA; Mandatory prison time 5 years, for pet theft. Reclassify pets from 'chattel'; Reverse the decision to allowing fracking under our national parks; Remove Church of England Bishops from the House of Lords; Health Secretary to have Television Debate with Junior Doctors about Contract; Abolish road tax on Motorcycles; Include expressive arts subjects in the Ebacc; Abandon plans to force women to prove they were raped before they get benefits; Ban toxic lead ammunition; Reinstate The 25 Year Rolling Road Tax Exemption.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Free childcare for 2 year olds to include parents who are both working full time; Make it a criminal offence for a mother to deny a father contact with his child; Remove the rail franchise from South Eastern; Scrap the £35k threshold for non-EU citizens settling in the UK; Prevent the closure of Huddersfield A&E department; Stop benefits to more than one wife in the UK; The Iraq Historic Allegations Team must be stopped as it is a national scandal; Recognise Taiwan as a country.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Fund more research into brain tumours, the biggest cancer killer of under-40s; Prevent the scrapping of the maintenance grant; Stop cuts to pharmacy funding and support pharmacy services that save NHS money; Make it illegal to impersonate soldiers/veterans - referred to as stolen valour; Start aid drops to the starving people of Syria; Put the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes in the red book given to new parents; Introduce a UK National Day to celebrate our United Kingdom; Proscribe the 'political party' Britain First; Frontline ambulance staff should be able to retire with full benefits aged 55.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Prevent the scrapping of the maintenance grant; Keep all lead ammunition; We demand GPs only decide who is fit to go back to work, not the DWP!; Government to abandon all ideas of trying to ban strong encryption;  Stop holiday companies and airlines putting prices up during school holidays; The decision to water down the recent European decision on the bass stocks; Legalise Medicinal Cannabis;  Investigate UK government arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Qatar used by ISIS; STOP CAMERON spending British taxpayers’ money on Pro-EU Referendum leaflets; Abolish the AFPRB and give the military a truly independent body to award pay;  Issue all ex-service personnel with an ID card to accompany the Veterans Badge; Introduce Compulsory Scanning for microchips by vets, rescues and authorities. 

The Committee considered the following petitions: No UK airstrikes on Syria; Vote no on military action in Syria against IS in response to the Paris attacks; Introduce Compulsory Scanning for microchips by vets, rescues and authorities; Ban the use of plastic microbeads in all cosmetic products sold in the UK; To change the name the UK Government uses for IS, ISIS and ISIL to DAESH

The Committee considered the following petitions: Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women; Scrap plans forcing self employed & small business to do 4 tax returns yearly; An independent investigation into the new layout at Dartford river crossing; Department for Education: Don't scrap GCSE and A level ICT; Give legal protection to the professional title 'veterinary nurse'; Ban Breed Specific Legislation; Vote no confidence in David Cameron.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Block Donald J Trump from UK entry; Don’t ban Trump from the United Kingdom; Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women; Scrap plans forcing self employed & small business to do 4 tax returns yearly; Make the setting up of a traveller pitch without permission illegal; Arrest Tony Blair for war crimes in the middle east and misleading the public; Reform the rules on filibustering or 'talking a bill to death'; Stop pay caps for agency nurses and pay freezes for NHS nurses; Reverse the decision to allow "thousands" of Syrian migrants into the UK; Make it illegal for MPs to own shares in a company with gov/nhs/police contracts; Force close Retailers on Boxing day! Greed keeps many having to go to work!; Statutory regulate the profession of sports therapy, as recommended by the HPC; Keep the small claims track limit for personal injury claims at £1,000.00; Stop all benefits to illegal immigrants completely; Protect neighbourhood policing; Protect BBC music services from cuts during charter renewal; Abolish the TV licence.    

The Committee considered the following petitions: Vote no on military action in Syria against IS in response to the Paris attacks; No UK airstrikes on Syria; Refuse asylum seekers and remove support for so called refugee migrants in the UK; Recognise both Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis as a disability; Introduce minimum prices that milk buyers purchase their milk for from farmers; Ban the sale of fireworks to the public and introduce a licensing system.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Keep the NHS Bursary; Fight the European Commission on the ridiculous regulations of e-cigarettes; Allow parents over age of 65 to join British Citizens, as adult dependents; Allow British families to stay together by removing minimum income requirements; The Government must ensure Bedfordshire Police is adequately funded; To Keep Britain's Borders Open.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Don't kill our bees! Immediately halt the use of Neonicotinoids on crops; Stop all immigration and close the UK borders until ISIS is defeated; Save Our Homecare. More funding to support people at home & reward careworkers; Save Vulcan XH558. Persuade technical authorities to reconsider ending support; Introduce LGBT sex education as a compulsory part of the school curriculum; Theresa May to go on patrol with a police force for a full set of night shifts.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Vote no confidence in David Cameron; Introduce a tax on sugary drinks in the UK to improve our children's health; Cut foreign aid. Why should foreign aid be exempt from austerity cuts?; Restrict the use of fireworks to reduce stress and fear in animals and pets; Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women; We demand the British Government Reschedule Cannabis; End the cuts to Merseyside Police; Keep Airfields Greenfields. Review airfield classification as brownfield sites; To give veterans that have lost limbs the service they are promised and deserve.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Ex service personnel should be given priority for local authority Housing; Assess the full impact of cuts to support and social care for disabled people

The Committee considered the following petitions: Free Sergeant Alexander Blackman; Create a compassionate Euro-wide policy to deal with refugee migrants in Calais.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Keep A&E at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital; We need Jeremy Hunt MP to get NHS England to fund Vimizin for Morquio Sufferers; The Cancer Drug Fund (CDF) is not fit for purpose and needs to be replaced; The DDRB's proposals to change Junior Doctor's contracts cannot go ahead.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Make an allowance for up to 2 weeks term time leave from school for holiday; Extend Harvey's Mandate To All Council Roads ensuring all animals are scanned; Allow transgender people to self-define their legal gender; Remove the 1% public sector pay cap. Teachers, nurses etc deserve a pay rise too; Abraxane must be put back on CDF list to improve survival of pancreatic cancer; Ban driven grouse shooting; David Cameron to take serious diplomatic action against commercial whaling; DECC to urgently review the current approach to the solar feed in tariff; Disallow puppy farms in the UK in which beagles are bred for animal testing; Hold a referendum on TTIP before we give away our sovereignty; Reconsider the new Dividend Tax for small businesses; Ban schools from serving halal meat to children without parents' consent; Keep Universal Infant Free School Meals in schools in England; Ban the Burkha on the grounds of security; Prohibit the building of mosques in the UK; Don’t kill our bees! Immediately halt the use of Neonicotinoids on crops;

It also considered the following petitions again: Introduce a tax on sugary drinks in the UK to improve our children’s health; Fund more research into brain tumours, the biggest cancer killer of under-40s.

The Committee considered the following petitions: Introduce a tax on sugary drinks in the UK to improve our children's health; Stop allowing immigrants into the UK; Fund more research into brain tumours, the biggest cancer killer of under-40s; Recall Parliament if a petition reaches 100,000 – it’s what we pay for.

The Committee considered the following petitions: To debate a vote of no confidence in Health Secretary the Right Hon Jeremy Hunt; Make the production, sale and use of cannabis legal; Accept more asylum seekers and increase support for refugee migrants in the UK; Benjamin Netanyahu to be arrested for war crimes when he arrives in London; Scrap Fracking UK Wide & Invest in Green Energy; Introduce mental health education to the national curriculum; To debate a vote of no confidence in DWP secretary Iain Duncan Smith; Reverse the planned tax relief restriction on ‘individual’ landlords; A vote of no-confidence in the Prime Minster David Cameron. Calais crisis; Hold public inquiry into West Ham & LLDC deal for rental of Olympic Stadium.