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Decisions of the Committee 12 Januuary 2021

On 12 January 2021 the Committee considered all e-petitions which had, before 7 January 2021, reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response, or had received a revised response. The Committee also considered petitions which had reached over 100,000 signatures, and petitions that were relevant to already scheduled debates.

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Petitions with over 100,000 signatures

1. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment

The Committee agreed to consider scheduling this petition for debate this at a later date.

2. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students

The Committee agreed to consider scheduling this petition for debate this at a later date.

3. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000

The Committee agreed to consider scheduling this petition for debate this at a later date.

4. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence

The Committee agreed to consider scheduling this petition for debate this at a later date.

5. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures

The Committee agreed to consider scheduling this petition for debate this at a later date.

Petitions with over 10,000 signatures

1. Change outdated laws to prevent forest felling when baby animals are in nests

The Committee noted the Government’s response.

2. Publish false positive and negative Covid-19 test data for Pillar 2

The Committee noted the Government’s response.

3. Ban the sale of all animals from pet shops and third-party sellers

The Committee noted the Government’s response.

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Original article link: https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/326/petitions-committee/news/138482/decisions-of-the-committee-12-januuary-2021/

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