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Old 10 January 2007, 17:57   #1
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10 Downing Street E-Petitions

Saw this reported in the press today, E-Petitions set up on the 10 Downing Street website for people to "...both create and sign petitions on this website too, giving you the opportunity to reach a potentially wider audience and to deliver your petition directly to Downing Street."

The one that caught my eye today was "Scrap the planned vehicle tracking and road pricing policy" which has reached 215,600 signatures (and rising by the second!). Second most popular "repeal the Hunting Act 2004." with a measly 18,269.

Some of the least popular with only a single vote;

Give Zara Phillips an OBE
Repeal the current law concerning the usage of bicycle bells
Censure the BBC for wasting license payers money on such rubbish as Jam and Jerusalem

and my favourite in the single vote category;

"We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to build himself a retirement palace in recognition of his hard work and dedication to the country" courtesy of a Mr James Davis!!

That said there are surprisingly few silly ones - most appear to be a serious attempt.

Something to pass the time

Andy

ps - road pricing petition now up to 215,990 !!
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Old 10 January 2007, 19:46   #2
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Funny, they rejected another petition because it had party political stuff in the title....




http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/list/rejected?sort=signers
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surprised you didn't comment on

"keep trying to renew/retain derogation on pleasure craft diesel or mitigate the effects of its loss"


something useful there at least
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surprised you didn't comment on

"keep trying to renew/retain derogation on pleasure craft diesel or mitigate the effects of its loss"


something useful there at least
Ah well, petrol outboard you see. Now if they were to extend the derogation as well .....

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It's on nearly 470,000 signatures now
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