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Open Petition since 29th November 2021

Remove Clause 9 from the Nationality and Borders Bill - 23,956 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 233,999 - 12,925 added in the past 24hrs)

Under provisions in Clause 9 of this Bill, individuals could be stripped of their British citizenship without warning. We believe this is unacceptable, and inconsistent with international human rights obligations.


Open Petition since 3rd August 2021

Provide more funding for stalking advocates for victims of stalking - 82,232 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 84,361 - 38 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 16th June 2021

Amend PCSC Bill to withdraw power to seize vehicles used as mobile homes - 54,179 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 54,373 - 74 added in the past 24hrs)

An estimated 60,000+ people are living off-grid in accommodation such as vans, cars, buses, lorries or other mobile shelters in the UK. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill should be amended to remove the power for police to seize their vehicles.

The Government responsed to this petition on 26th July 2021 (View Full Response)
The provisions within Part 4 of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill are currently being debated in Parliament. The Government has no plans to remove the vehicle seizure power within Part 4.
Open Petition since 1st December 2021

Take action to tackle illegal crossings over the Channel - 2,376 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 35,332 - 212 added in the past 24hrs)

The Government should take action to prevent illegal attempts to enter the UK by crossing the Channel. This should include increased patrols of UK waters, and working with France to try and prevent people making this dangerous journey.


Open Petition since 28th June 2021

Process all asylum seekers off-shore using foreign aid budget - 20,804 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 21,051 - 13 added in the past 24hrs)

The proposal to process asylum seekers abroad is a humanitarian one and could combat people smugglers. This should ensure the United Kingdom only receives certified refugees at the end of the process. This should be entirely funded out of the Foreign Aid budget.

The Government responsed to this petition on 19th August 2021 (View Full Response)
The Nationality and Borders Bill supports potential future processing of asylum claims outside the UK. Overseas development assistance is spent following international rules on what constitutes aid.
Open Petition since 21st September 2021

Fund free drink spiking test kits for all bars - 15,785 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 16,776 - 12 added in the past 24hrs)

It’s time for the Government to take drink spiking seriously, starting with providing bars with free drink spiking test kits. This will allow for people who suspect their drink has been spiked to get a free instant result and take any necessary action.

The Government responsed to this petition on 22nd November 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government has no plans to introduce free drink testing kits. Premises can use privately procured kits and the law allows local authorities to set conditions on night-time venues to reduce crime.
Open Petition since 26th July 2021

Amnesty for undocumented migrants after 10 years and reduce 20 year ILR rule - 9,780 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 12,743 - 127 added in the past 24hrs)

The Government should grant amnesty to undocumented migrants who have been living in the UK for 10 years or more, and reduce the 20 year residence rule for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR). This should be decreased to 14 years. It is unjust.


Open Petition since 7th July 2021

Require sex of VATP & sexual offenders be recorded throughout justice system. - 12,390 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 12,456 - 3 added in the past 24hrs)

The law should require that all authorities throughout criminal justice system (police, courts, prisons & probation) record the biological sex of all individuals investigated, charged, convicted, imprisoned for the offence types i) VATP & ii) "sexual offences" including rape & attempted rape.

The Government responsed to this petition on 14th October 2021 (View Full Response)
The Government does not plan to require biological sex to be recorded across the criminal justice system in this way. Policy is being developed in certain areas of demographic recording.
Open Petition since 15th November 2021

Take action to make entering the UK illegally extremely unattractive for adults - 4,853 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 5,795 - 6 added in the past 24hrs)

Adults entering the UK illegally must be arrested, imprisoned, only given basic provisions & rapidly deported to the last country they were in or arrived from.


Open Petition since 18th October 2021

Make Male Genital Mutilation (Circumcision) an offence unless medically required - 2,253 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 3,683 - 11 added in the past 24hrs)

I’m asking the UK Government to criminalise circumcision, no exceptions for Religious circumstances, unless it has to be done for medical reasons, such as an infection. Parents or medical professionals found Circumcising children otherwise should be prosecuted accordingly.


Open Petition since 8th June 2021

Allow European school visits to UK with only ID cards and a List of Travellers - 3,571 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 3,571 - 4 added in the past 24hrs)

Consider the financial & educational impact of no longer allowing school age children and their teachers to enter UK with just ID cards. Many of these groups come for a small number of days, the financial & organisational costs of obtaining passports and visas is prohibitive


Open Petition since 23rd August 2021

Allow those with 5 years ICT visa and 2 years skilled work visa to apply for ILR - 1,972 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 3,303 - 25 added in the past 24hrs)

The Government should allow those who have been on Intra-company transfer (ICT) visas for five years, and then had a skilled work visa for two years (total of seven years), to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR). Currently time on an ICT does not count towards eligibility for ILR.


Open Petition since 17th August 2021

Allow disabled people to recruit live-in carers via Health and Care Worker visas - 2,299 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 2,929 - 9 added in the past 24hrs)

Enable disabled people with care needs to apply for a sponsorship licence and visas for live-in home carers from abroad. To do this, the Home Office needs to treat the disabled person as an approved employer and recognise live-in carers as a permitted occupation for this visa.


Open Petition since 25th August 2021

Minimum 5-year sentence for knife possession and 10-years for use of a knife - 2,678 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 2,812 - 2 added in the past 24hrs)

We want the Government to introduce minimum sentences for carrying/possession of a knife in public, and for using a knife.


Open Petition since 26th July 2021

Record PTSD and suicide for serving and retired police officers - 2,658 Signatures
(Estimated Final Signatures: 2,679 - 2 added in the past 24hrs)

An informed and coherent debate should take place on the levels of PTSD diagnoses and suicide within both the serving and retired police officer communities. This should be led by a Governmental requirement for these issues to be recorded and reported by doctors and coroners.