Petitions – UK Government and Parliament

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Petitions had to stop because of the recent general election. After a new Petitions Committee is set up by the House of Commons, petitions will start again. This will be after Parliament returns in September.

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

  1. Amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953 to include all pregnancy loss.

    The government responded

    HMG has no plans to change the law so that every woman who has given birth to a stillborn baby, no matter the period of gestation, has a right to register the event and receive a certificate.

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  2. Cut all public funding to Tony Blair - this to include protection & expenses

    The government responded

    We do not comment upon matters of personal protective security and their associated costs.

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  3. Stop business rate rises before they wreck independent high street retailers

    The government responded

    The government values the contribution made by our diverse high streets and has put in place a package worth £8.9billion of support over the next five years for businesses with their business rates.

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

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