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  1. Repeal the April 2017 changes to Bereavement Support

    The government responded on 18 July 2018

    Bereavement benefits have been refocused to help with the immediate costs of losing a spouse or civil partner. Longer term financial needs can be met through other parts of the welfare system.

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  2. Remove article 15 of the Offensive Weapons Bill (HC Bill 232)

    The government responded on 18 July 2018

    The Bill prevents knives which cause serious harm from being delivered to residential addresses but does not stop delivery of bladed items and knives to business premises or businesses run from home.

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  3. Bring in laws to protect horses being ridden on roads

    The government responded on 18 July 2018

    The Government has no plans to create new laws to protect riders and horses on public roads. Road users are required to comply with road traffic law, in the interests of the safety of all road users.

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