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  1. Urge the ICC to investigate crimes against the Tamil population

    The government responded on 2 March 2021

    The UK has led efforts to support justice and accountability in Sri Lanka, including at the UN Human Rights Council. There is insufficient UN Security Council support to refer the situation to the ICC

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  2. Make access to food a legal right - no one in the UK should go hungry

    The government responded on 2 March 2021

    Tackling poverty in all forms is a key priority for this Government. We have provided an unprecedented level of support over the past year to protect the most vulnerable through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  3. Permit larger weddings based on guests testing negative for COVID-19

    The government responded on 25 February 2021

    The Government understands the unique significance of weddings and civil partnerships. Currently, restrictions are in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is to protect the NHS and save lives.

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  1. Revoke the TV licence using legislation

    This topic was debated on 1 March 2021

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  2. Trigger Article 16. We want unfettered GB-NI Trade.

    This topic was debated on 22 February 2021

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  3. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists

    This topic was debated on 8 February 2021

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