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  1. Postpone the rollout of 5G in the UK, pending further independent investigation.

    The government responded on 18 July 2019

    Exposure to radio waves has been researched and reviewed. The evidence suggests exposure from 5G radio systems within current guidelines does not pose a risk to public health or the environment.

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  2. To grant a section 30 order to allow a 2nd referendum on Scottish Independence.

    The government responded on 15 July 2019

    Now is not the time for another referendum. In 2014 people in Scotland voted decisively to remain part of the United Kingdom. That result should be respected.

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  3. Laws to be introduced on social networks on hate preaching against religion(s)

    The government responded on 15 July 2019

    The Government is committed to the principle of freedom of religion and belief. But this needs to be balanced against other rights and freedoms, as set out in the Online Harms White Paper.

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  1. Abolish the BBC television license.

    This topic was debated on 15 July 2019

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  2. Public inquiry into the bias in the BBC

    This topic was debated on 15 July 2019

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  3. Continue to fund free TV licences for the over 75 in the future.

    This topic was debated on 15 July 2019

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