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  1. Scrap The Forestry Commission Licence Agreements With Fox & Hare Hunts

    The government responded on 17 October 2018

    Trail hunting is a legitimate activity. The Forestry Commission only permits trail hunting on its land under strictly controlled agreements.

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  2. Re-instate nursing bursaries

    The government responded on 15 October 2018

    The are no plans to reintroduce bursaries, which resulted in many students being turned away from a nursing career. We are supporting universities to fill extra places created through these reforms.

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  3. Make bullying a criminal offence

    The government responded on 8 October 2018

    Laws are already in place to protect people when bullying behaviour constitutes a criminal offence. The government does not plan to introduce additional legislation for bullying behaviour.

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

  1. Create a new independent welfare body to protect racehorses from abuse and death

    This topic was debated on 15 October 2018

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  2. Rescind Art.50 if Vote Leave has broken Electoral Laws regarding 2016 referendum

    This topic was debated on 10 September 2018

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  3. Reject calls to add Staffordshire Bull Terriers to the Dangerous Dogs Act

    This topic was debated on 16 July 2018

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