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  1. Make cannabis legal for recreational use for ages 21+

    The government responded on 9 July 2020

    The Government has no plans to legalise cannabis for recreational use.There is clear scientific and medical evidence that cannabis is a harmful drug which can damage users' mental and physical health.

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  2. Let the whole UK elect the London Mayor; a position of growing national interest

    The government responded on 8 July 2020

    Government will not extend London mayoral elections to all UK voters. The London Mayor is directly accountable to London’s electorate, because it is Londoners whom the Mayor serves.

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  3. Hold a Public Inquiry into the handling of the Covid-19 crisis

    The government responded on 8 July 2020

    The response to a new virus inherently involves a continuous process of learning, adapting and responding. Government regularly publishes data that underpins its decision making on GOV.UK.

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  1. We would like the government to consider social care as equally important to NHS

    This topic was debated on 25 June 2020

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  2. Reduce or scrap the immigration health surcharge for overseas NHS Staff.

    This topic was debated on 25 June 2020

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  3. Give non-British citizens who are NHS workers automatic citizenship

    This topic was debated on 25 June 2020

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