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15 petitions

  1. No referendum on the final deal for the UK to remain in the European Union.

    Government responded – 17 October 2017

    On 23 June 2016 the British people voted to leave the European Union. The UK Government is clear that it is now its duty to implement the will of the people and so there will be no second referendum.

    13,270 signatures

  2. Abolish the TV Licence

    Government responded – 17 October 2017

    A licence is required to watch or receive television programmes and is not a fee for BBC services. The government will maintain the BBC funding model for the duration of this Charter period.

    11,677 signatures

  3. Make British Sign Language part of the National Curriculum

    Government responded – 17 October 2017

    BSL was recognised as a language in its own right by the UK government in 2003. Whilst it is not a mandatory part of the curriculum, schools are free to teach it if they choose to do so.

    20,988 signatures

  4. Leave the EU immediately

    Government responded – 17 October 2017

    The country voted to leave the EU, and this Government respects that. A smooth and orderly exit is in the interest of both the UK and the EU.

    49,473 signatures

  5. End the export of live farm animals after Brexit.

    Government responded – 16 October 2017

    Government has a Manifesto commitment “as we leave the European Union, we can take early steps to control the export of live farm animals for slaughter” and will be considering options in this context

    37,170 signatures

  6. Stop NHS England from removing herbal and homeopathic medicines

    Government responded – 12 October 2017

    It is for local NHS organisations to decide on the commissioning and funding of these healthcare treatments. NHS England’s consultation on low value prescription items includes homeopathic treatments

    16,699 signatures

  7. Keep Childcare Vouchers open beyond April 2018

    Government responded – 12 October 2017

    The Government is investing more in childcare than ever before. Tax free childcare is one part of that childcare support and is fairer and better targeted than vouchers.

    71,024 signatures

  8. Cancel HS2 immediately and repeal the 2013 and 2017 High Speed Rail Acts.

    Government responded – 11 October 2017

    HS2 will provide new rail network capacity, drive economic growth, create jobs and investment, train the next generation of engineers and better connect our major cities. It is on time and on budget.

    18,459 signatures

  9. Pay Up Now! – Scrap the pay cap and give public servants a meaningful pay rise

    Government responded – 9 October 2017

    Public sector workers deserve to have fulfilling jobs that are fairly rewarded. On 12 September we announced a move away from the 1% public sector pay policy, towards a more flexible approach on pay.

    141,749 signatures

  10. End the animal cruelty laws exemptions for halal and shechita slaughter houses

    Government responded – 6 October 2017

    The Government would like all animals stunned at slaughter. However, we also respect the rights of the Jewish and Muslim communities to eat meat prepared in accordance with their religious beliefs.

    16,413 signatures

  11. Impose Financial sanctions on the State of Myanmar (Burma).

    Government responded – 4 October 2017

    The UK is seriously concerned with recent events in Rakhine. We are working closely with partners on the international community’s response.

    29,422 signatures

  12. Fund research into pediatric brain cancer & earlier access to experimental drugs

    Government responded – 4 October 2017

    We have set up a Department of Health Task and Finish Working Group on Brain Tumour Research to discuss how we can address the need to increase the level and impact of research into brain tumours.

    18,112 signatures

  13. Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal

    Government responded – 28 September 2017

    On 23 June 2016 the British people voted to leave the European Union. The UK Government is clear that it is now its duty to implement the will of the people and so there will be no second referendum.

    126,870 signatures

  14. Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women

    Government responded – 27 September 2017

    Since 1995 the Government has gone to significant lengths to communicate SPa changes. There will be no further concessions on this issue to avoid placing an unfair burden on working age people.

    83,322 signatures

  15. Reduce the age of Mandatory Mammograms to age 25-30

    Government responded – 26 September 2017

    The Government is committed to helping detect, treat and reduce the number of lives lost to invasive breast cancer. Evidence for the effectiveness of screening women under 50 is limited.

    17,872 signatures

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