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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).
Enforce the “50+1” Rule for professional football club ownership in the UKGov Responded - 24 May 2021 Debated on - 14 Jun 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
Bring in a law which enforces professional football clubs to have at least 51% fan ownership similar to how the Bundesliga operates this rule.
Introduce an Independent Regulator for Football in England by December 2021Gov Responded - 7 Jun 2021 Debated on - 14 Jun 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
The Government should use the recently established fan led review of football to introduce an Independent Football Regulator in England to put fans back at the heart of our national game. This should happen by December 2021.
Repeal the Coronavirus Act 2020Gov Responded - 20 Oct 2020 Debated on - 22 Mar 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
The Coronavirus Act grants potentially dangerous powers including to detain some persons indefinitely, to take biological samples, and to give directions about dead bodies. Powers last up to 2 years with 6 monthly reviews, and lockdown powers could prevent protests against measures.
Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measuresGov Responded - 18 Jan 2021 Debated on - 22 Mar 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
The Government should allow golf courses to remain open during the second lockdown, and any future restrictions. Shops and clubhouses can close, but courses should be allowed to remain open, with social distancing in place.
Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdownGov Responded - 14 Jan 2021 Debated on - 22 Mar 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
Consider keeping gyms open during lockdown because so many people have mental health and stress and they need something to do to take their mind off it closing all fitness facilities can affect us pretty badly.
Shut all nurseries and early years settings during lockdownGov Responded - 26 Jan 2021 Debated on - 22 Mar 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
Urgent call for the government to close all nurseries and early years settings in light of the new lockdown to protect early years staff.
Open gyms first as we come out of lockdown & fund a Work Out to Help Out schemeGov Responded - 16 Mar 2021 Debated on - 22 Mar 2021 View 's petition debate contributions
We want the government to recognise the importance of gyms, health clubs, leisure centres and swimming pools in empowering people to look after their health and stay fit and for them to open first as we come out of lockdown.
We're also calling for government to fund a Work Out to Help Out scheme.
Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19Gov Responded - 23 Nov 2020 Debated on - 23 Nov 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
Isolation essential to the Government’s strategy for fighting coronavirus, and UK citizens must remain healthy and exercise whilst keeping adequate distance between people. The Government should allow golf courses to open so families or individuals can play golf in order to exercise safely.
Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 casesGov Responded - 28 Oct 2020 Debated on - 23 Nov 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
In the event of a spike we would like you not to close gyms as a measure to stop any spread of Covid. Also for gyms to not be put in the same group as pubs in terms of risk or importance. Gyms are following strict guidelines and most members are following rules in a sober manner.
Allow football fans to attend matches at all levelsGov Responded - 21 Oct 2020 Debated on - 9 Nov 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
Football is a powerful tool of which allows a range of benefits such as employment, and other important aspects of life. Football can be associated with passion, emotion, excitement and dedication across the community. With Fans attending football games a range of economic benefits are there too.
Make nurseries exempt from business rates to support the childcare sectorGov Responded - 2 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
After owning nurseries for 29 years I have never experienced such damaging times for the sector with rising costs not being met by the funding rates available. Business Rates are a large drain on the sector and can mean the difference between nurseries being able to stay open and having to close.
Government to offer economic assistance to the events industry during COVID-19Gov Responded - 27 Mar 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
For the UK government to provide economic assistance to businesses and staff employed in the events industry, who are suffering unforeseen financial challenges that could have a profound effect on hundreds of thousands of people employed in the sector.
Give UK nurseries emergency funding if they have to close down amid COVID-19Gov Responded - 14 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
If nurseries are shut down in view of Covid-19, the Government should set up an emergency fund to ensure their survival and ensure that parents are not charged the full fee by the nurseries to keep children's places.
Provide financial support to performers and creators during the COVID-19 crisisGov Responded - 22 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
The prospect of widespread cancellations of concerts, theatre productions and exhibitions due to COVID-19 threatens to cause huge financial hardship for Britain's creative community. We ask Parliament to provide a package of emergency financial and practical support during this unpredictable time.
Support the British aviation industry during the COVID-19 outbreakGov Responded - 7 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak there are travel bans imposed by many countries, there is a disastrous potential impact on our Aviation Industry. Without the Government’s help there could be an unprecedented crisis, with thousands of jobs under threat.
Extend grants immediately to small businesses outside of SBRRGov Responded - 29 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
The cash grants proposed by Government are only for businesses in receipt of the Small Business Rates Relief or Rural Relief, or for particular sectors. Many small businesses fall outside these reliefs desperately need cash grants and support now.
Business Rate Relief to be extended to all small businesses in healthcare.Gov Responded - 5 Jun 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
To extend the business rate relief to all dental practices and medical and aesthetics clinics and any small business that’s in healthcare
Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.Gov Responded - 28 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
Zoos, aquariums, and similar organisations across the country carry out all sorts of conservation work, animal rescue, and public education. At the start of the season most rely on visitors (who now won't come) to cover annual costs, yet those costs do not stop while they are closed. They need help.
Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19Gov Responded - 20 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View 's petition debate contributions
As we pass the COVID-19 Peak, the Government should: State where the Theatres and Arts fit in the Coronavrius recovery Roadmap, Create a tailor made financial support mechanism for the Arts sector & Clarify how Social Distancing will affect arts spaces like Theatres and Concert Venues.
These initiatives were driven by Nigel Huddleston, 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.
Nigel Huddleston has not been granted any Urgent Questions
Nigel Huddleston has not been granted any Adjournment Debates
Nigel Huddleston has not introduced any legislation before Parliament