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  1. Make homework voluntary for children

    The government responded

    It is up to individual schools to decide whether to set homework and how much homework to set. There is no legislation on this.

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  2. We want a Public Inquiry into the James Bulger murder case.

    The government responded

    The offender was convicted of further offences as a direct result of robust and effective monitoring. Therefore the Government considers that a public inquiry into this tragic case is not necessary.

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  3. We must leave the EU completely in March 2019 - No transition period, No delay

    The government responded

    As the Prime Minister said in Florence ‘the United Kingdom will cease to be a member of the European Union on 29th March 2019.’ An implementation period does not mean postponing Brexit.

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100,000

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

  1. Change the laws governing the use of fireworks to include a ban on public use

    This topic was debated on 29 January 2018

    Pc susan elan jones wh 290118

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    Read the transcript at parliament.uk

  2. Leave the EU immediately

    This topic was debated on 22 January 2018

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    Read the research at parliament.uk

  3. Keep Childcare Vouchers open beyond April 2018

    This topic was debated on 15 January 2018

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