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  1. Anyone convicted of involvement in dog-fighting to receive a custodial sentence.

    The government responded

    The Government has already announced their intention to increase the maximum penalty for offences related to dog fighting from 6 months’ imprisonment to 5 years’ imprisonment.

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  2. An urgent debate on strategies for effectively combating gun and knife crime

    The government responded

    This tragic loss of life is not acceptable. In response to the recent increases in knife crime, gun crime and homicide the Government published on 9 April the Serious Violence Strategy.

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  3. Declare the 2016 referendum vote null and void due to foreign interference

    The government responded

    The Referendum was one of the biggest democratic exercises in our history. The Government is clear that the result should be respected. There has been no evidence of successful interference.

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  1. Stop The Genocide In Myanmar - UK Government Please Help!

    This topic was debated on 16 April 2018

    Pc helen jones wh 160418

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  2. Impose Financial sanctions on the State of Myanmar (Burma).

    This topic was debated on 16 April 2018

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  3. Change the GCSE English Literature exam from closed book to open book.

    This topic was debated on 18 March 2018

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