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Withdraw the whip from e petition debates

After the whip was used to enforce the party line over the referendum on EU membership, I propose that any publicly demanded debate should be a mandatory free vote

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

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The following explanatory notes have been added:

Whipping is a matter for political parties and not HM Government

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Rejected

Created By

Phillip mars

Created On

Sunday 30 October 2011

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