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  1. Revoke the BBC's Royal Charter.

    The government responded on 20 September 2018

    The government strongly believes the Royal Charter is the best framework to safeguard the BBC’s independence and ensure the broadcaster effectively serves all audiences.

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  2. Keep the rights of EU27 + EFTA citizens already in the UK unchanged after Brexit

    The government responded on 17 September 2018

    Under the draft Withdrawal Agreement, EU citizens living in the UK by 31 December 2020 will be able to stay and continue their lives broadly as they do now.

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  3. Lower the age for smear tests from 25 to 18 to prevent cervical cancer.

    The government responded on 13 September 2018

    The Government accepted the UK National Screening Committee recommendation that the first invitation for cervical screening should be offered at age 25 based on the assessment of research evidence.

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