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  1. Allow the British public to vote on the legalisation of cannabis

    The government responded on 16 September 2020

    The Government has no plans to change cannabis policy or allow a public vote on the issue of legalisation.

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  2. Free leaseholders trapped in new build properties by post-Grenfell EWS1 form

    The government responded on 16 September 2020

    We share homeowners’ concerns and do not support the blanket use of EWS1 forms. We encourage lenders to accept other forms of assessment in relation to external walls.

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  3. Protect Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence.

    The government responded on 15 September 2020

    The Government is not persuaded that a specific offence is needed as a wide range of offences already exist which cover assaults against any worker, including shop workers.

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