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Free Vote for all e-petition debates

We the undersigned call upon our government to guarantee that all e-petitions which receive over 100,000 votes and are debated in the House of Commons will receive a free vote and will not be subject to a 3 line whip or any other ministerial or party political influence.

This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:

E-petitions cannot be used to request action on issues that are outside the responsibility of the government. This includes:

  • party political material
  • commercial endorsements including the promotion of any product, service or publication
  • issues that are dealt with by devolved bodies, eg The Scottish Parliament
  • correspondence on personal issues

E-petitions cannot be used for freedom of information requests.

The following explanatory notes have been added:

Whipping is a matter for political parties, and not HM Government.

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Status

Rejected

Created By

Jonathan Shone

Created On

Thursday 20 October 2011

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