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Open Petiton

Make it legal to carry non-lethal self defence weapons

Current Signatures: 30,769
Estimated Final Signatures: 143,600 (c. 750 added daily)

In the UK, it is illegal to carry non-lethal self defence weapons such as Pepper Spray. I want this to be made legal if used only in the action of self-defence.

Open Petiton

Agree to hold a public inquiry to examine the true, full, effects of Lockdowns.

Current Signatures: 15,440
Estimated Final Signatures: 52,294 (c. 278 added daily)

The UK Government should commit to holding a public inquiry into the use of Lockdowns as a public health strategy during a crisis to ensure that we only resort to this major intervention again if proven, irrefutably and objectively, to work as intended and to clearly outweigh any harms caused.

Open Petiton

Grant full exemptions from quarantine for seafarers and oil & gas workers

Current Signatures: 18,805
Estimated Final Signatures: 60,201 (c. 321 added daily)

Engage with the relevant industry representatives to ensure that these vital industries are exempt from the latest quarantine rules.

Open Petiton

Keep schools closed until May

Current Signatures: 149,334
Estimated Final Signatures: 412,320 (c. 2,183 added daily)

Please don’t send students back until we know we have had the priority groups vaccinated such as the elderly, the extremely clinically vulnerable, and those with underlying health conditions.

Open Petiton

Trigger Article 16. We want unfettered GB-NI Trade.

Current Signatures: 143,556
Estimated Final Signatures: 379,980 (c. 2,083 added daily)

Her Majesty's Government must immediately remove any impediment or barrier to unfettered trade within the United Kingdom.

Open Petiton

Do not give consent for another Scottish Independence Referendum

Current Signatures: 110,842
Estimated Final Signatures: 248,518 (c. 1,318 added daily)

The SNP government appears solely intent on getting independence at any cost.

Open Petiton

Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports

Current Signatures: 341,388
Estimated Final Signatures: 719,590 (c. 3,841 added daily)

We want the Government to commit to not rolling out any e-vaccination status/immunity passport to the British public. Such passports could be used to restrict the rights of people who have refused a Covid-19 vaccine, which would be unacceptable.

Open Petiton

Change COVID-19 critical workers list to include all veterinary staff

Current Signatures: 13,447
Estimated Final Signatures: 28,916 (c. 151 added daily)

Place all veterinary staff on the COVID-19 critical worker list. Veterinary medicine and the welfare of all animals is essential and shouldn't be undervalued.
The job cannot be performed from home. Critical worker status needs to include vets, vet nurses and support staff to ensure animal welfare.

Open Petiton

Increase the child benefit to £200 pounds monthly per child.

Current Signatures: 19,274
Estimated Final Signatures: 45,650 (c. 212 added daily)

Increase the amount of the money that are being paid to the children, a fair amount would be £200 each month.

Open Petiton

Amend GCSE exam content for children that are now in year 9 and year 10

Current Signatures: 34,122
Estimated Final Signatures: 69,094 (c. 358 added daily)

Relook at the exam content structure and simplify it for children who will be taking their exams in 2022 and 2023 as they have lost so much time in school. These children are now in Year 9 and Year 10, and have lost education in both lockdowns, it is going to be hard for them to catch-up.

Open Petiton

Recall Parliament now to scrutinise new Christmas coronavirus restrictions

Current Signatures: 12,261
Estimated Final Signatures: 21,204 (c. 116 added daily)

Ministers must urgently request that the Speaker recall Parliament, due to the overwhelming public interest in MPs scrutinising, debating and voting on the Government's new coronavirus restrictions that criminalise family contact over the Christmas period.

Open Petiton

Independent body to adjudicate on compliance with the Ministerial Code

Current Signatures: 18,743
Estimated Final Signatures: 25,454 (c. 133 added daily)

An external, non party political body (for example, the Committee on Standards in Public Life) should be made responsible for determining whether a Minister's behaviour has breached the Ministerial Code.

Open Petiton

Exempt driving tests and lessons from COVID-19 restrictions

Current Signatures: 23,022
Estimated Final Signatures: 26,366 (c. 142 added daily)

I want the Government to exempt driving tests and lessons from COVID-19 restrictions as so many learners have already been affected due to previous restrictions.

Open Petiton

Allow fitness classes to resume in areas with tier 3 restrictions

Current Signatures: 23,757
Estimated Final Signatures: 30,419 (c. 139 added daily)

We would like group fitness classes and other studio based classes to be allowed to resume, with social distancing measures in place, during tier 3 restrictions from December.

Open Petiton

Do not require salons to close due to Covid-19

Current Signatures: 28,893
Estimated Final Signatures: 31,665 (c. 168 added daily)

We need our salons and industry open to save small businesses like mine and others. Closures have to stop. Please let us open our doors and stay safe while working. Our industry is one of the safest and most sanitised environments to be in. Even pre-Covid health and safety was a priority for salons.