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If a petition gets 10,000 signatures, the government will respond

  1. Ensure the British fishing waters are returned to the UK post Brexit

    The government responded

    On leaving the EU, the UK will control fisheries access in its Exclusive Economic Zone and manage those waters in accordance with international law, including the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

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  2. Raise the Speed limit on Motorways in the UK from 70mph to 90mph.

    The government responded

    The Department for Transport has not carried out detailed investigations of the potential economic, safety and environmental impacts of raising the maximum speed limit on motorways to 90mph.

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  3. Stop Northern Rail from introducing Driver-Only operation.

    The government responded

    This is a matter for Northern Rail. Trains with doors operated by drivers have been operating safely across the UK for over 30 years, and have been safety approved by the independent rail regulator.

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100,000

If a petition gets 100,000 signatures, it will be considered for debate in Parliament

  1. Put a max of £1200 on car insurance for 18-25 year olds

    This topic was debated on 20 March 2017

    Debate car insurance for young people

    Watch the debate on parliamentlive.tv

    Read the transcript at parliament.uk

  2. April's Law

    This topic was debated on 13 March 2017

    Watch the debate on parliamentlive.tv

    Read the transcript at parliament.uk

  3. Make it illegal for a company to require women to wear high heels at work

    This topic was debated on 6 March 2017

    Watch the debate on parliamentlive.tv

    Read the transcript at parliament.uk

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