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Open Petition since 6th July 2021

Give the UK a Bank Holiday on Monday July 12th if England win Euro 2020 - 364,773 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 364,803 - 1 added in the past 24hrs)

England may be playing a European Championship Final at 8pm on Sunday 11th July. It would be beneficial and sensible to give the country the day off the next day if England win, in the form of an extra Bank Holiday Monday.

The Government responsed to this petition on 22nd July 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government would like to congratulate the England team on its sterling performance in the UEFA Euro 2020 Final. However, the Government has no plans for a bank holiday.
Open Petition since 1st November 2021

Prohibit employers from requiring staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19 - 117,681 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 210,938 - 622 added in the past 24hrs)

Make it illegal for any employer to mandate vaccination for its employees. This should apply to all public sector (including the NHS, armed forces, care workers), third sector and all private sector.

The Government responsed to this petition on 25th November 2021 (View Full Response)
Organisations’ practices must be lawful and not discriminate. Government has identified limited settings where there is a public health rationale for making vaccination a condition of deployment.
Open Petition since 14th October 2021

Make it a legal requirement for nightclubs to thoroughly search guests on entry - 173,309 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 176,366 - 23 added in the past 24hrs)

I would like the UK Government to make it law that nightclubs must search guests on arrival to prevent harmful weapons and other items entering the establishment. This could be a pat down search or metal detector, but must involve measures being put in place to ensure the safety of the public.

Debate: This petition was debated in Westminster Hall on 8th November 2021

The Government responsed to this petition on 4th November 2021 (View Full Response)
The law already allows licensing authorities to impose conditions such as searches. Decisions on this should be made locally, taking account of circumstances, and there are no plans to change the law.
Open Petition since 14th October 2021

Renationalise the NHS, scrap integrated care systems, and end PFI contracts - 124,853 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 153,167 - 213 added in the past 24hrs)

We demand the Government restore England’s publicly funded, publicly provided NHS by reversing all privatising legislation, ending ongoing PFI contracts, and scrapping plans for Integrated Care Systems and for-profit US-style ‘managed care’.


Open Petition since 28th September 2021

Referendum in the United Kingdom to abolish the Coronavirus Act. - 87,034 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 150,332 - 546 added in the past 24hrs)

The government as a matter of urgency, to bring to Parliament for approval, legislation to have a referendum on the above subject within a maximum of six months.

The Government responsed to this petition on 15th October 2021 (View Full Response)
The Coronavirus Act has proved to be both necessary and highly successful in enabling governments across the UK to support people, and the public services they rely on, whilst combatting the pandemic.
Open Petition since 26th July 2021

Exempt dogs assessed by experts as safe from breed specific legislation - 127,088 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 127,748 - 12 added in the past 24hrs)

Amend the breed specific legislation to create a clause where by dogs that have been expertly assessed and found to be no more risk to the public than any other breed, to be exempted from breed specific legislation and allowed to live by the same laws as any other dog.

The Government responsed to this petition on 19th October 2021 (View Full Response)
The Dangerous Dogs Act places restrictions on certain types of dogs bred for fighting. Individual dogs can be kept under strict conditions if a court judges that they are not a risk to public safety.
Open Petition since 7th July 2021

Dedicate funding for research into Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) - 111,145 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 111,202 - 3 added in the past 24hrs)

Invest in FOP research to support this ultra-rare disease community. Research into FOP could inform the understanding/treatment of many more common conditions such as osteoporosis, hip replacements, DIPG (a rare childhood brain cancer) and many common military injuries.

The Government responsed to this petition on 12th October 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government recognises the challenges faced by people affected by rare disease, and funds research into rare conditions – including fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva – via NIHR and UKRI.
Open Petition since 20th July 2021

Change the law to include laboratory animals in the Animal Welfare Act. - 108,324 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 109,891 - 32 added in the past 24hrs)

The Government needs to change the law so laboratory animals are included in the Animal Welfare Act. Laboratory animals are currently not protected by the Act and are therefore victims of 'unnecessary suffering' (see section 4 of the Act: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/45/section/4).

The Government responsed to this petition on 20th August 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government believes animal use for research remains important and The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (ASPA) provides specific protection for these animals..
Open Petition since 7th June 2021

#Reggieslaw - Regulate online animal sales - 108,105 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 108,340 - 121 added in the past 24hrs)

Given how many animals are sold online, we want Government to introduce regulation of all websites where animals are sold. Websites should be required to verify the identity of all sellers, and for young animals for sale pictures with their parents be posted with all listings.

The Government responsed to this petition on 1st July 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government shares the public’s high regard for animal welfare. We endorse the Pet Advertising Advisory Group’s work and support their actions to improve the traceability of online vendors.
Open Petition since 6th August 2021

We demand that the Gurkhas receive equal pensions - 107,343 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 108,040 - 12 added in the past 24hrs)

We are demanding that the government treats Gurkhas fairly and pays them the same pension as other British veterans of the same rank and service. Many Gurkhas joined the Queen’s Gurkha Army believing their pension would sustain them and their families but sadly this has not been the case.

Scheduled Debate: This petition is scheduled to be debated on 22nd November 2021

The Government responsed to this petition on 19th August 2021 (View Full Response)
For most Gurkha veterans the Gurkha Pension Scheme provides a pension at least as good as, and in many cases better than, that given to their British counterparts with identical periods of service.
Open Petition since 5th August 2021

End the Cage Age for all farmed animals - 91,714 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 95,742 - 62 added in the past 24hrs)

Every year across the UK, millions of farmed animals are kept in cages, unable to express their natural behaviours and experiencing huge suffering. These inhumane systems cannot be the future of British farming. The UK Government must legislate to ‘End the Cage Age’ for all farmed animals.

The Government responsed to this petition on 20th August 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government is committed to improving farm animal welfare standards and is currently exploring options for introducing further reforms, including phasing out the use of cages in farming.
Open Petition since 3rd August 2021

Provide more funding for stalking advocates for victims of stalking - 81,953 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 88,943 - 111 added in the past 24hrs)

The Government should provide more funding for stalking advocates for victims of stalking. This would help support victims, and should also help the police to investigate cases more thoroughly, potentially helping prevent threats to life.

The Government responsed to this petition on 27th August 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government provided additional funding to stalking charities to help support victims, including funding specifically for advocacy, both this year and last.
Open Petition since 7th July 2021

Plan to phase out animal experiments - 85,679 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 86,614 - 26 added in the past 24hrs)

The Government must recognise the urgent need to use animal-free science and publish a clear and ambitious action plan with timetables and milestones to drive the phase-out of animal experiments. As well as preventing animal suffering, this will benefit public health and business.

Debate: This petition was debated in Westminster Hall on 25th October 2021

The Government responsed to this petition on 4th August 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government funds and supports the development of techniques that replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in research (3Rs). This is primarily delivered by the National Centre for the 3Rs.
Open Petition since 23rd July 2021

Protect student choice: do not withdraw funding for BTEC qualifications - 61,806 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 70,196 - 475 added in the past 24hrs)

Reverse the plan to withdraw funding for most applied general qualifications such as BTECs and guarantee they will continue to play a major role in the qualifications landscape. Students should not be forced to choose between studying A levels or T levels from the age of 16.

The Government responsed to this petition on 17th August 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government is streamlining and improving the quality of post-16 qualifications. We will fund a range of qualifications in addition to T Levels and A levels, which may include some BTECs.
Open Petition since 10th June 2021

Allow fully vaccinated people coming from red list countries to isolate at home - 56,780 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 59,308 - 327 added in the past 24hrs)

To allow fully vaccinated people who come from red listed countries to isolate at home instead of the hotel quarantine which is very expensive and non affordable. People need to go to see their families. Doctors who work for the whole year need to see their parents.

The Government responsed to this petition on 6th July 2021 (View Full Response)
Public health has always been our number one priority and we will not risk throwing away our hard-won achievements which have only been possible through the work of the British people