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Open Petition since 22nd June 2022

Place a complete ban on the sale and use of disposable BBQ’s in the UK - 26,049 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 43,427 - 139 added in the past 24hrs)

We support moves to ban disposable BBQ’s in environmentally vulnerable areas. Limited restrictions will not stop them being used or brought into these spaces. This also does nothing to counter the damage they do outside these areas. We are calling for an outright ban on their use and sale in the UK

Open Petition since 21st February 2022

End the ban on fracking - 18,807 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 18,817 - 5 added in the past 24hrs)

We want the Government to allow fracking to proceed in England, and implement planning reforms to enable shale gas developments.

The Government responsed to this petition on 14th June 2022 (View Full Response)
The Government does not agree we should lift the pause on hydraulic fracturing at this time given the lack of new, compelling evidence that shale gas extraction can be done safely.
Open Petition since 7th March 2022

Provide an energy grant to people with a disability or serious medical condition - 15,778 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 16,003 - 20 added in the past 24hrs)

Millions of UK citizens have a disability or serious medical condition that means they use more energy. Many people need to use a ventilator 24/7. People use electric pumps to feed through a tubes. People need to charge their mobility equipment, such as electric wheelchairs, stair lifts, bath seats.

The Government responsed to this petition on 14th June 2022 (View Full Response)
The Government will provide approximately six million people across the UK, who receive certain disability benefits, with a one-off payment of £150 in September 2022.
Open Petition since 25th March 2022

Increase minimum wage for licensed security workers to £15 an hour - 10,652 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 13,051 - 67 added in the past 24hrs)

We want the Government to raise the statutory minimum wage for all licenced security workers to £15 an hour.

The Government responsed to this petition on 11th August 2022 (View Full Response)
The Government target is for the National Living Wage which applies to all sectors, to reach two thirds of median earnings by 2024. There are no plans to introduce a minimum wage for security workers.
Open Petition since 23rd May 2022

Ban sale of fireworks to the public and limit sales to licensed displays only - 3,466 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 4,344 - 17 added in the past 24hrs)

We would like the sale of fireworks to anyone but an organised licensed event to be banned.

Open Petition since 1st June 2022

Do not legislate for imperial-only measurements on goods - 3,275 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 3,572 - 5 added in the past 24hrs)

We want the government to u-turn on its proposal to review the EU ban on markings and sales in imperial units and its proposal to legislate on this. Just 3 other countries solely use the imperial system and the UK would be an outlier should it switch to it.

Open Petition since 5th April 2022

Ban the sale of flying plastic rings to help protect marine wildlife - 2,895 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 3,056 - 4 added in the past 24hrs)

Flying Ring, Frisbees with holes whatever you want to call them, are harming our marine wildlife. The sale of them needs to be banned. Every year there are reports of hundreds of seals ending up injured or dead because of a simple toy.

Open Petition since 23rd March 2022

Increase statutory maternity pay for working mothers to 6 months at 90% - 2,578 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 2,648 - 2 added in the past 24hrs)

Increase the SMP to 6 months at 90% of salary for working mothers.

Open Petition since 2nd August 2022

Make it compulsory for Restaurants and Cafes to have a Baby Changing Facility - 668 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 1,837 - 7 added in the past 24hrs)

Make it a legal requirement for Cafes and Restaurants to have a baby changing facility. To have either a designated changing room itself and/or to have a male and female toilet with suitable facilities to change. Too many times there is either no facility or it is just in the women's.

Open Petition since 25th April 2022

We want the UK Government to appoint a dedicated Minister for Manufacturing. - 1,132 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 1,524 - 24 added in the past 24hrs)

The strength of the UK economy, its ductility, resilience, and agility are directly dependent upon a flourishing manufacturing sector.
Our sector will be at the heart of the Government's Levelling Up agenda.
To ensure success, we need a dedicated Minister to represent our needs, and be our voice.