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e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.
If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.
If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).
Make swift bricks compulsory in new housing to help red-listed birdsGov Responded - 1 Dec 2022 Debated on - 10 Jul 2023 View 's petition debate contributions
Swifts have declined by over 50% in the UK. Adult swifts, known for site-fidelity, return to the same nests. We want swift bricks to be required in all new housing, to provide homes for these birds. Surveys show these are used by red-listed swifts, house martins, starlings and house sparrows.
Create statutory legal duty of care for students in Higher EducationGov Responded - 20 Jan 2023 Debated on - 5 Jun 2023 View 's petition debate contributions
No general statutory duty of care exists in HE. Yet, a duty of care is owed to students, and the Government should legislate for this. HE providers should know what their duty is. Students must know what they can expect. Parents expect their children to be safe at university.
Change the law to include laboratory animals in the Animal Welfare Act.Gov Responded - 20 Aug 2021 Debated on - 7 Feb 2022 View 's petition debate contributions
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).
Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.Gov Responded - 6 Apr 2021 Debated on - 26 Apr 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
The right to peaceful assembly and protest are fundamental principles of any democracy and the proposed part of this bill that gives the police new powers to tackle disruptive peaceful protests should be removed from The Policing, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.
Don’t criminalise trespassGov Responded - 15 Apr 2020 Debated on - 19 Apr 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
The Government's manifesto stated “we will make intentional trespass a criminal offence”: an extreme, illiberal & unnecessary attack on ancient freedoms that would threaten walkers, campers, and the wider public. It would further tilt the law in favour of the landowning 1% who own half the country.
These initiatives were driven by Kit Malthouse, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.
MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.
Kit Malthouse has not been granted any Urgent Questions
Kit Malthouse has not been granted any Adjournment Debates
A Bill to make provision about speeding offences on roads to which a 20mph limit applies; to make provision about the enforcement of moving traffic offences; to require 24 hour staffing of works on specified public roads; and for connected purposes.