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  1. A change in prime minister should trigger a general election.

    The government responded

    As set out in the Cabinet Manual, when a Prime Minister resigns from his position and his MPs have a majority in the Commons, it is for the party or parties in government to identify a successor.

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  2. Make it illegal for any UK political figure to knowingly lie or mislead.

    The government responded

    The 7 principles of public life apply to those who hold public office. This includes people who are elected or appointed to public office, nationally and locally.

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  3. Invest more money into scientific research to find the cause of M.E./CFS

    The government responded

    The Government supports research into CFS/ME through the MRC and the NIHR. High quality research applications are welcomed at any time.

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