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

  1. Abolish TV Licence

    The government responded on 21 February 2019

    A television licence is required to watch or receive television as it is broadcast live or on BBC iPlayer.

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  2. Change legislation so G.P.s can prescribe medical marijuana for fibromyalgia.

    The government responded on 19 February 2019

    The Government believes its approach is proportionate and evidence-based, and whilst the evidence-base remains limited, it is right that the decision to prescribe remains with specialist doctors.

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  3. Revoke Art.50 if there is no Brexit plan by the 25 of February

    The government responded on 19 February 2019

    The Government’s policy is not to revoke Article 50. Instead, we continue to work with Parliament to deliver a deal that ensures we leave the European Union, as planned, on March 29th.

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100,000

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

  1. School should start at 10am as teenagers are too tired

    This topic was debated on 11 February 2019

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  2. Brexit re article 50 it must not be suspended/stopped under any circumstances

    This topic was debated on 4 February 2019

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  3. Lower the age for smear tests from 25 to 18 to prevent cervical cancer.

    This topic was debated on 28 January 2019

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