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  1. Recognise Teaching Assistants as an important asset to schools by raising wage.

    The government responded on 15 August 2022

    Government recognises the importance of teaching assistants. Schools are free to set their pay and most mirror local government pay scales. These are in negotiation due to report in September.

    Read the response to ‘Recognise Teaching Assistants as an important asset to schools by raising wage.’ in full

  2. Find the time to take the Kept Animals Bill through Parliament and make it law

    The government responded on 15 August 2022

    The Kept Animals Bill was reintroduced in May 2022 and will continue its passage through the Commons when parliamentary time allows.

    Read the response to ‘Find the time to take the Kept Animals Bill through Parliament and make it law’ in full

  3. Increase minimum wage for licensed security workers to £15 an hour

    The government responded on 15 August 2022

    The Government target is for the National Living Wage which applies to all sectors, to reach two thirds of median earnings by 2024. There are no plans to introduce a minimum wage for security workers.

    Read the response to ‘Increase minimum wage for licensed security workers to £15 an hour’ in full

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

  1. Protect student choice: do not withdraw funding for BTEC qualifications

    This topic was debated on 18 July 2022

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  2. Suspend trade agreement with Faroe Islands until all whale & dolphin hunts end

    This topic was debated on 11 July 2022

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  3. Replace the real bearskins used for the Queen’s Guard’s caps with faux fur

    This topic was debated on 11 July 2022

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