Saturday, January 10, 2009

10 Downing Street Petitions

If you are a resident of the UK you can petition the Government on anything that you like. I am not sure that the Government takes these petitions too seriously.

Here are a few current petitions that you might be interested in signing (?)

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to resist all calls for GCHQ to monitor all email and internet activity in the UK. Here. Deadline, 13 October 2009, currently 798 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Prosecute women who use false accusations to restrict fathers access to children. Here. Deadline 18th February 2009, currently 224 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to call a general election immediately. Here. Deadline 27 June 2009, currenlty 520 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Stop plans for the Privatisation of Security within HMRC. Here. Deadline 23 April 2009, currently 361 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to scrap the t.v licence and force the bbc to fund itself!. Here. Deadline 02 March 2009, currently 234 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to order an INDEPENDANT and public audit of MP expenses and second home allowances. Here. Deadline 11 January 2009, currently 119 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Hold a referendum on Great Britain's further involvement with the European Union. Here. Deadline 06 February 2009, currently 97 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to repeal the law which stops protesting within one mile of Parliament. Here. Deadline 27 December 2009, currently 42 Signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Demand full publication of the report by European Union Auditors into alleged misuse of expenses by MEP's. Here. Deadline 29 April 2009, currently 38 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to reintroduce the ten pence tax band urgently, in order to prevent low paid workers facing a painful increase in the tax they pay on their income. Here. Deadline 04 April 2009, currently 4,939 signatures.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to resign due to gross financial incompetence in running the British economy. Here. Deadline 15 January 2009, currently 889 signatures.

There are plenty more here.

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