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Watch tonights Countryfile and then sign my petition


This e-Petition calls for the Government to reverse its decision not to fund charities such as FareShare. If you would like to find out more about why the petition was set out check out this page on this blog back … Continue reading

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Teaching Britain’s colonial past in UK’s curriculum


This evening there will be a debate in Parliament based on a petition which received nearly 270,000 signatures until its closure in early December 2020. The MP who is organising the debate is Chris Evans, the MP for Islwyn. The … Continue reading

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Should it be a crime for the Government to mislead the public?


At the end of November this e-petition under the title of “Make it a criminal offence for MPs to mislead the public” was set up and within a few days it had reached the first critical point of 10,000 signatures. … Continue reading

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Parliament has challenged Boris over a public inquiry


Two weeks ago on 3rd November I wrote here after signing this petition which has the title “Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19”. It was authored by a chap called Christopher Humphris who set it out … Continue reading

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An urgent public inquiry into Government contract decisions


At the beginning of October, a person called Christopher Humphris set out a very short, clear and uncomplicated petition. Within 2 weeks (the 16th October) his petition had gained 10,000 signatures which is a very significant number that requires a … Continue reading

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A debate to ban the sale of Fireworks for the public


On occasions, the timing of Parliamentary debates and written responses by the Government seem to be rather weird. Clearly the availability of debates regarding petitions only restarted a couple of weeks ago and so there are a significant number of … Continue reading

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A major petition that requires a positive Government response


On the 15th October Marcus Rashford set out this petition onto the Government e-petition system. That was nearly a week before Parliament held their debate and a vote on the provision of free meals for children on low incomes through … Continue reading

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Benefits a safety net, not a reward for being good


At the time of posting over 219,000 people in the UK have signed an e-petition requesting that the Government withdraws benefits from any of the rioters who have been convicted for offences committed in London in recent weeks. The threshold for the Government to consider … Continue reading

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