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

  1. Stop the Illegal Slaughter of Migrating Songbirds on MoD land in Cyprus.

    The government responded

    The UK Government is confident the Sovereign Base Areas (SBA) Administration is making considerable efforts to prevent bird trapping in the SBAs.

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  2. Clearly Mark halal food products on the front of all packaging

    The government responded

    Consumers should have the necessary information available to them to make an informed choice about their food and encourages the highest standards of welfare at slaughter.

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  3. Make political claims subject to advertising standards laws.

    The government responded

    There are already laws prohibiting false statements about candidates. Beyond this, it is for rival campaigners to challenge inaccurate arguments as part of the normal course of political debate.

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

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