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  1. If England win the world cup, the Monday should be made a bank holiday for 2018

    The government responded on 19 July 2018

    The Government would like to congratulate the England team on its sterling performance in the World Cup. The Government has no plans for a bank holiday.

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  2. Make entering and occupying land without consent a criminal offence

    The government responded on 19 July 2018

    The Government is currently considering the responses to the consultation on the effectiveness of powers to deal with unauthorised development and encampments, before deciding on any further action.

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  3. Repeal the April 2017 changes to Bereavement Support

    The government responded on 18 July 2018

    Bereavement benefits have been refocused to help with the immediate costs of losing a spouse or civil partner. Longer term financial needs can be met through other parts of the welfare system.

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