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Petitions achieving 43,000+ signatures ĖPetitions run for 6 months.

This page last updated 20/9/2020

 

Ongoing petitions 43,000 + Alphabetical

10/6/2020 = Add education on diversity and racism to all school curriculums, 86,309

22/4/2020 = Allow gyms and leisure centres to reopen, 130,179

25/6/2020 = Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers, 61,191

9/6/2020 = Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place, 128,717

29/5/2020 = Award all Nursing Staff in NHS pay rise of 10% backdated to 1 April 2020, 122,947

27/6/2020 = Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK, 119,480

16/7/2020 = Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid, 210,391

15/5/2020 =Cancel HS2 use the money for the NHS and local economies, post Covid-19, 55,356

9/6/2020 = Commit to a public review of HS2 project, suspend all on-going work now, 46,195

3/4/2020 = Coronavirus Support Package for Directors / Shareholders of small Limited Co's, 100,652

20/4/2020 = Delay 5G in the UK until thereís been an independent investigation, 55,080

26/5/2020 = Delay the reopening of schools to September, 44,519

3/7/2020 = Do not ban gender transition treatments for under 18s, 50,951

31/7/2020 = Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law, 48,595

1/9/2020 = Extend furlough beyond October for the travel industry. 43,208

20/4/2020 = Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19, 237,528

1/4/2020 = Give all key workers a 100% tax and Nat. Ins. holiday through COVID-19 crisis, 146,137

20/7/2020 = Give government workers a fair pay rise, 51,607

7/4/2020 = Give non-British citizens who are NHS workers automatic citizenship, 72,458

24/4/2020 = Make parking for all NHS staff free all of the time, 58,828

15/6/2020 = Offer support to the arts (particularly Theatres, Music) amidst COVID-19, 176,474

11/5/2020 = Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US, 109,024

3/6/2020 = One-off Grant For Anyone Who Has Not Benefited From A Covid-19 Scheme, 52,241

22/3/2020 = Pay self-employed workers a wage due to lack or earnings caused by COVID-19.46,558

4/8/2020 = Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination, 140,797

24/7/2020 = Protect Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence, 62,924

30/4/2020 = Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, rescue centres during the pandemic, 134,841

1/6/2020 = Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021, 146,314

7/4/2020 = Refund university students for 3rd Semester Tuition 2020, 111,203

23/3/2020 = Reimburse all students of this yearís fees due to strikes and COVID-19, 352,450

3/8/2020 = Reject the proposals for Junction 10 of the A3/M25, 43,696 (Envt)

1/4/2020 = Release HMP Prisoners - COVID-19 - temporary release, licence, tag, curfew, 49,545

26/3/2020 = Require councils to suspend council tax during the coronavirus outbreak, 107,495

29/7/2020 = Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19, 190,441

27/3/2020 = Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades, 148,853

21/7/2020 = Scrap removal of free transport for under-18s from TfL bailout, 168,955

20/3/2020 = Support the British aviation industry during the COVID-19 outbreak, 103,040

8/7/2020 = Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants, 119,013

10/6/2020 = Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum, 264,778

24/3/2020 = We would like the govt to consider social care as equally important to NHS, 44,958

20/9/2020

 

Final counts

43,000+, 50,000+, 100,000+

200,000+. 400,000+. 800,000+. 1,600,000+. 3,200,000+

Closed petitions (date of start of petition). All run for 6 months.

 

Categories


Animal welfare.

Child/ student education, safety and welfare.

Environment

European Union = ANTI

European Union = PRO.

Government & Justice,

 

Health

Immigration = ANTI,

Immigration = PRO,

Media,

Minorities

Public safety and welfare.


Note 1) Numbers of petitions appearing, 2) numbers supporting each petition, 3) comparison with numbers supporting other petitions, in other categories.

The petitions highlighted in pink were closed prematurely at 00.01 6 November 2019 to make way for the UK General Election on 12 December. They were not allowed to continue over into the next Parliament, and all petitions were required to start over again at zero signatures.

 

Animal welfare.

23/9/2017 = Ban the sale of animal fur in the UK, 109,553

13/2/2018 = Create an independent welfare body to protect racehorses from abuse and death, 105,362

14/5/2018 = End the animal cruelty laws exemptions given to UK halal and shechita abattoirs, 45,924

19/9/2018 = End the export of live farm animals after Brexit, 100,752

1/10/2018 = Cats killed/injured by a vehicle are checked for a chip. 107,062

20/12/2018 = Make grey squirrel rescue exempt from Invasive Alien Species Order 2019, 59,354

27/2/2019 = Recognise animal sentience & require that animal welfare has full regard in law, 103,919

8/3/2019 = End the Cage Age: ban cages for all farmed animals, 107,186

4/3/2020 = Make Hedgehogs a Protected Species,56,072

4/3/2020 = Vets to scan prior to euthanasia for Rescue Back up and confirm keeper details, 121,162

11/3/2020 = The UK should ban the importation of Shark Fins, 91,996

Pet theft

8/2/2018 = Reclassify the theft of a pet to a specific crime in its own right, 107,352

13/3/2019 = Pet Theft Reform: Amend law to make pet theft a specific offence, 117,453

4/3/2020 = Fernís Law: Compulsory to scan & check microchips to reunite stolen dogs, cats. 112,223

4/3/2020 = Make pet theft crime a specific offence with custodial sentences, 143,633

Birds

2/10/2017 = Ban Driven Grouse Shooting, 48,177

18/3/2019 = Make 'netting' hedgerows to prevent birds from nesting a criminal offence. 365,508

29/3/2019 = Grant legal protection to Swallow, Swift and Martin nest sites not just nests, 73,866

13/8/2019 = Ban Driven Grouse Shooting Wilful blindness is no longer an option, 111,962,

Dogs

1/3/2018 = Ban the sale of puppies by pet shops & all commercial 3rd party dealers, 148,248

14/5/2018 = The Government should end experiments on dogs, 80,691

22/6/1018 = Reject calls to add Staffordshire Bull Terriers to the Dangerous Dogs Act, 186,226

19/3/2019 = Revoke permission given for beagle breeding centre in Hull for animal testing, 46,451

11/3/2020 = Replace Breed Specific Legislation with a new statutory framework, 118,638

 

Child/ student education, safety and welfare.

4/10/2018 = School should start at 10am as teenagers are too tired. 187,902

18/12/2018 = Give parents the right to opt their child out of Relationship and Sex Education. 118,050

7/1/2019 = Schools to consult parents before teaching Relationships & Sex Education, 65,778

5/3/2020 = Release the Home Office's Grooming Gang Review in full, 131,625

Academic examinations andtesting

18/9/2017 = Change the GCSE English Literature exam from closed book to open book, 165,932

Academic funding (Government, HE)

28/8/2018 = Re-instate nursing bursaries, 61,101

22/5/2018 = Give working mums support to pay child care for children between birth - 3yrs, 81,327

10/10/2018 = Increase college funding to sustainable levels - all students deserve equality! 72,241

11/3/2020 = Require universities to reimburse students' tuition fees during strike action, 136,749

Academic funding (Government, Schools & Childcare)

18/9/2017 = Keep Childcare Vouchers open beyond April 2018, 119,587

19/11/2018 = Increase funding for schools. 113,825

18/3/2020 = Give UK nurseries emergency funding if they have to close down, COVID-19, 106,128

18/4/2019 = 15 hours free childcare to working parents for children over 9 months, 146,397

COVID, isolation

6/3/2020 = Close Schools/Colleges down for an appropriate time amidst COVID19, 685,394

11/3/2020 = Close all universities for an appropriate amount of time amidst COVID 19, 123,903

10/3/2020 = No prosecution for parents that remove child from school during a pandemic, 100,649

 

Environment

18/9/2017 = Ban balloon and sky lantern releases, 50,414

16/5/2018 = Ban the sale of products containing unsustainably sourced palm oil in the UK, 89,802

21/6/2018 = Require supermarkets to offer a plastic-free option for all their fruit & veg, 128,001

5/12/2018 = Ban the use of all non-recyclable and unsustainable food packaging, 247,048

17/4/2019 = Restore nature on a massive scale to help stop climate breakdown, 109,077

14/6/2019 = Ban energy-wasting open fridges and freezers in all retail outlets, 49,265

24/7/2019 = Demand EU & UN sanction Brazil to halt deforestation of the Amazon, 123,305

 

European Union = ANTI

14/9/2017 = Leave the EU immediately, 141,835

3/11/2017 = Stop the Common Fisheries Policy being adopted into UK law post-Brexit, 67,959

2/3/2018 = Ensure that the U.K. leaves the EU Single Market & Customs Union, 81,192

14/6/2018 = Leave the EU now, 66,971

31/7/2018 = Brexit re article 50 it must not be suspended/stopped under any circumstances, 116,485

1/8/2018 = Stop possible second referendum on E.U. membership, 135,936

17/10/2018 = Leave the EU without a deal in March 2019. 608,152

20/12/2018 = Walk away now! We voted for a No Deal Brexit, 46,560

31/1/2019 = Prime Minister should advise Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue Parliament, 100,718

4/3/2019 = Parliament must honour the Referendum result. Leave deal or no deal 29/03/19, 183,422

28/3/2019 = Leave the EU Without a deal on April 12th. 249,530

25/4/2019 = Repeal the Yvette Cooper/Oliver Letwin Act, 59,319

 

European Union = PRO.

12/9/2017 = Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal, 145,119

17/11/2017 = Parliament vote on the Brexit deal must include an option to remain in the EU, 113,612

18/5/2018 = If there is no agreement to leave the EU then Brexit must be stopped, 110,136

10/8/2018 = STOP BREXIT, 112,578

26/11/2018 = Grant a People's Vote if Parliament rejects the EU Withdrawal Agreement. 144,523

16/1/2019 = Hold a second referendum on EU membership, 194,335

11/2/2019 = Revoke Art.50 if there is no Brexit plan by the 25 of February. 150,531

20/2/2019 = Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU. 6,103,038

5/3/2019 = Halt Brexit For A Public Inquiry, 111,919

2/4/2019 = To establish a Public Inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 EU Referendum, 109,430

4/4/2019 = Without a Deal make "Revoke Article 50" the default action, 101,872

13/8/2019 = Recall Parliament immediately to urgently debate no-deal Brexit, 53,754

15/8/2019 = Do not prorogue Parliament, 1,725,628

14/10/2019 = Hold a referendum; to leave with the deal offered or remain in the EU, 60,815

10/3/2020 = Extend the transition; delay negotiations until after the coronavirus outbreak, 107,436

10/3/2020 = Rejoin the EU under Article 49 TEU, 46,765

 

 

Government & Justice,

12/9/2017 = Pay Up Now! Scrap the pay cap and give public servants a meaningful pay rise, 149,138

30/11/2017 = Call on PM to take action to build public trust in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, 156,835

11/1/2018 = We want a Public Inquiry into the James Bulger murder case, 213,624

17/1/2018 = Give the electorate a referendum on the abolition of the House of Lords, 170,981

18/5/2018 = British Soldiers who served in N. Ireland must have immunity from prosecution, 54,116

22/2/2019 = Automatic by-election if an MP resigns membership of their political party, 47,092

13/3/2019 = Immunity for soldiers who worked in Northern Ireland, 150,324

15/3/2019 = Justice for Jodey Whiting. Independent inquiry into deaths linked to the DWP, 55,784

26/3/2019 = Change the voting system to one of proportional representation, 56,370

1/4/2019 = If Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister a general election must be held, 46,622

14/10/2019 = Halt all efforts to introduce ID checks at polling stations, 43,190

4/3/2020 = Publish the Russia report, 105,309

5/3/2020 = Donít criminalise trespass, 134,927

Anti-poverty, deprivation

13/9/2017 = Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950ís women, 117,716

5/3/2020 = Increase pay for NHS healthcare workers and recognise their work, 178,820

6/3/2020 = Include self-employed in statutory sick pay during Coronavirus, 699,590

16/3/2020 = Implement Universal Basic Income, give home, food security through Covid-19, 114,572

19/3/2020 = Encourage lenders, landlords, utilities to freeze payments during lockdown, 126,933

 

Health

17/11/2017 = Stop the privatisation of NHS services, 238,769

17/1/2018 = Make Orkambi available on the NHS for people with Cystic Fibrosis, 118,034

7/6/2018 = Prevent avoidable deaths by making autism/learning disability training mandatory, 52,149

3/8/2018 = Lower the age for smear tests from 25 to 18 to prevent cervical cancer, 205,359

16/11/2018 = NHS supply new drugs for Cystic Fibrosis like 11 other EU countries, 108,144

1/3/2019 = Don't put our NHS up for negotiation, 169,836

5/3/2019 = Lower the recommended age for a cervical smear test to 18, 77,736

23/5/2019 = I request a full public inquiry into death of my son, Matthew Leahy (20 yrs.), 105,113

4/6/2019 = The Air Ambulances to be government funded, 134,135

5/3/2020 = Fund research for childhood cancers with the worst survival rates, 109,176

12/3/2020 = Implement UK lockdown for preventing spread of COVID19, 409,471

19/3/2020 = Explore options for making NurOwn available for Motor Neurone Disease, 65,431

 

Immigration = ANTI,

14/9/2017 = Abolish the 0.7% GDP target for Foreign Aid, 55,152

20/11/2018 = The UK should not agree the UN's Global Compact for Migration. 131,617

 

Immigration = PRO,

6/12/2017 = Introduce automatic approval of visit visas for families of British Citizens, 71,178

6/4/2018 = Amnesty for anyone who was a minor that arrived in UK between 1948 to 1971, 180,482

8/5/2018 = Amnesty for illegal immigrants who have been in UK for 10 years, 46,592

20/3/2019 = British National (Overseas) Citizens (~HK) be given full British Citizenship, 101,951

 

Media,

21/9/2018 = Make TV election debates happen, establish an Indep. Debates Commission, 143,219

17/12/2018 = Public inquiry into the bias in the BBC, 105,415

17/12/2018 = Continue to fund free TV licences for the over 75 in the future, 171,980

20/12/2018 =Abolish the BBC television license, 246,733

4/3/2020 = Revoke the TV licence using legislation, 110,836

12/3/2020 = Government to offer economic assistance to events industry during COVID-19, 154,814

 

Minorities

22/11/2017 = Put pressure on Libya to take action to stop enslavement of Black Africans, 269,157

29/5/2018 = Public Holiday on Muslims religious occasions in the UK, 52,451

6/11/2018 = Stop the detention of people with autism & learning disabilities in ATUís, 45,010

10/1/2019 = Laws to be introduced on social networks on hate preaching against religion(s), 115,999

5/3/2020 = Introduce Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting, 130,567

6/3/2020 = Impose sanctions on China over its treatment of Uyghur Muslims, 146,344

11/3/2020 = Call for the UK government to formally recognise the State of Palestine, 52,624

13/3/2020 = Improve Maternal Mortality Rates and Health Care for Black UK Women, 187,519

LGBT

12/2/2019 = Make online homophobia a specific criminal offence, 153,506

13/3/2020 = Make LGBT conversion therapy illegal in the UK, 256,389

1/4/2019 = Call for an end to LGBT human rights violations in Brunei, 87,671

 

Public safety and welfare.

8/12/2017 = Premier League and Championship football clubs to introduce safe standing, 112,025

15/12/2017 = Insurance should be on the car itself instead of the individuals who drive it, 60,448

12/2/2018 = Abolish the subsidy on food and drink in the Palace of Westminster restaurants, 107,176

29/6/2018 = If England win the world cup, the Monday should be a bank holiday for 2018, 237,396

6/11/2018 = Ban all ISIS members from returning to UK. 598,254

3/12/2018 = People found with a knife get 10 years and using a knife 25 years in prison. 115,723

10/12/2018 = Strengthen workers' rights to tackle in-work poverty, 50,499

15/2/2019 = Violet-Graceís Law - Life sentences for Death by Dangerous Driving, 167,506

8/8/2019 = Introduce a minimum sentence for carrying a knife, equal to carrying a firearm, 75,083

10/9/2019 = Hold online trolls accountable for their online abuse via their IP address, 133,676

5/3/2020 = Extend the Gambling Act to cover Loot Boxes, 46,627

Fireworks

6/10/2017 = Change the laws governing the use of fireworks to include a ban on public use, 113,284

30/10/2018 = Ban sale of fireworks to the public. Displays for licenced venues only. 307,897

18/10/2019 = Ban fireworks for general sale to the public, 303,150

25/10/2019 = All venues that hold firework displays to be licenced, 66,697

 

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