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Free Vote on issues raised by E-Petitions

To ensure full democracy issues raised by E-Petitions and debated in Parliament should be decided by a free vote.
This should prevent Parties from instructing MP's on how to vote and allow for a proper debate on issues raised.
This would encourage people to take more interest in Politics and feel less disenfranchised.

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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Signatories

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Status

Rejected

Created By

Jonathan Groocock

Created On

Tuesday 25 October 2011

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