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  1. Make the NHS Pension scheme tax-unregistered

    The government responded on 10 August 2022

    The Government has no plans to make the NHS Pension Scheme a tax unregistered scheme. This would not benefit the vast majority of members, who would lose tax relief and a tax-free lump sum.

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  2. Do not require parents to register home educated children with local authorities

    The government responded on 8 August 2022

    The registers will help local authorities support home educating families; identify children not receiving a suitable education, children missing education, and children otherwise at risk of harm.

    Read the response to ‘Do not require parents to register home educated children with local authorities’ in full

  3. Overturn the decision to allow the use of neonicotinoid pesticides

    The government responded on 8 August 2022

    The use of neonicotinoids is prohibited other than via an emergency authorisation, in emergency circumstances, with strict conditions to mitigate risks to bees and other pollinators.

    Read the response to ‘Overturn the decision to allow the use of neonicotinoid pesticides’ in full

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

  1. Protect student choice: do not withdraw funding for BTEC qualifications

    This topic was debated on 18 July 2022

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  2. Suspend trade agreement with Faroe Islands until all whale & dolphin hunts end

    This topic was debated on 11 July 2022

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  3. Replace the real bearskins used for the Queen’s Guard’s caps with faux fur

    This topic was debated on 11 July 2022

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