Petitions – UK Government and Parliament

All petitions will now close at 00:01am on 3 May 2017

There will be an early General Election on Thursday 8 June. This means that Parliament has to be dissolved at 00:01am (just after midnight) on Wednesday 3 May, and that all parliamentary business – including petitions – has to stop.

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If a petition gets 10,000 signatures, the government will respond

  1. CONDEMN Art 25(b) of Indian Constitution Which Violates Sikhs' Religious Freedom

    The government responded

    The overarching principles of Article 25 of India’s constitution guarantee the freedom of conscience and the right to freely process, practice and propagate religion to all citizens, including Sikhs.

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  2. Make it easier to remove bullies from schools, at any age and fine the parents

    The government responded

    Government continues to make tackling bullying a priority and has sent a clear message to schools that bullying, for whatever reason, is absolutely unacceptable and should not be tolerated.

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  3. Provide much needed Truck Stops across the UK with modern facilities.

    The government responded

    The Department recognises the importance of the road haulage industry to the UK economy and that its drivers are its most valuable and unfortunately scare resource.

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

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