Women should not be paid equally to men in Tennis
This is a petition to lower the prize money for women in Tennis, this is justifiable as they do half the work then men, have less media attention, less television coverage, generally there is less interest and it is lower quality.
Women should get 2/3 the prize money that men do for being eliminated in the same round of a 250/500/1000 and Grand Slam event.
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:
one for the ruling bodies of Tennis, not the Government.
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Saturday 1 June 2013