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  1. Bring into effect a ban on research & testing on dogs in the UK

    The government responded on 2 December 2021

    Testing on dogs is only legally permitted where there are no alternatives and is robustly regulated. Such testing is needed for the safe development of medicines and other research.

    Read the response to ‘Bring into effect a ban on research & testing on dogs in the UK’ in full

  2. Require Sikhism to be taught in UK schools from Reception upwards

    The government responded on 1 December 2021

    Religious education is compulsory to age 18 and is expected to take account of the teaching and practices of the principal religions represented in Great Britain, including Sikhism.

    Read the response to ‘Require Sikhism to be taught in UK schools from Reception upwards’ in full

  3. Hold a referendum on whether to keep the 2050 net zero target

    The government responded on 29 November 2021

    National referendums are a mechanism to endorse major constitutional change; debates about national policy are best determined through Parliamentary democracy and the holding of elections.

    Read the response to ‘Hold a referendum on whether to keep the 2050 net zero target’ in full

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  1. To allow non-prescribed storage of Salbutamol Inhalers in Commercial Kitchens

    This topic was debated on 29 November 2021

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  2. We demand that the Gurkhas receive equal pensions

    This topic was debated on 22 November 2021

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  3. Ban Water Companies discharging raw sewage into water courses.

    This topic was debated on 15 November 2021

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