Most popular petitions in United Kingdom in 2016

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End the genocide in Nigeria

The notorious fulani herdsmen are massacring hundreds of Igbos in Nigeria and their Neigbours and chasing them out of their homes. The international community should not keep silent in the face of humanitarian crisis of this dimension. We call on all leaders of the world to apply pressure on President Buhari of Nigeria to protect the citizens and bring these Fulani murderers to book and justice. 

Created: 2016-04-27

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 330 39
2016 322 38


The only remaining bank in Brockenhurst (Lloyds) will be shutting its doors on 6 April 2016.  The bank used to be open 5 days a week and then it was reduced to 3 days a week.  That if fine but for the people of Brockenhurst we can not do without NO bank.  The bank is used by a lot of the people in the village which is the size of approx 4000 people.  This bank is also used by people living nearby in the villages of Sway and Boldre.  To shut this bank means customers will have a 10 mile round tri

Created: 2015-12-20

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 152 151
2016 38 38

TRO HGV Sutton Bank

Update 6 January 2017 In June 2015 our request for a TRO (as detailed below) was turned down by North Yorkshire County Council due to the A170 being part of a Primary Route Network and weight restrictions are not allowed. In January 2016, Andrew Jones MP, Transport Minister advised when he attended a meeting with the Parish Council that the A170 is of strategic importance and must remain open to HGV's.  Since that time the Parish Council has been working with local authorities to implement two a

Created: 2015-02-20

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 402 400
2016 37 37

Deliveroo driver pay rise

Deliveroo drivers want to be paid £8 per hour + £1 per delivery. 

Created: 2016-08-11

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 39 37
2016 37 36

Stop the move of HE Manchester College students to Openshaw

This online petition has been created with the purpose of supporting our argument to reverse the decision to move all higher education students currently attending the manchester college campus on Quay Street to the campus on Openshaw. This is a move that could affect HE students ability the pursue their education for a number of reasons: 1- many students chose the manchester college due to the position of the Quay Street campus and have moved house, worked out financial budgets and started care

Created: 2016-03-08

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 36 36
2016 36 36

A688 mini roundabout speed reduction 60 to 40

This roundabout should be reduced in speed 60mph to 40mph before a serious accident or fatality happens Help support and let's get it changed!!!!!

Created: 2016-01-20

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 36 36
2016 36 36

Stop the planned implementation of HOFO on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

European Aviation Safety Agency(EASA) has developed a set of new common European regulations for helicopter operations offshore.The new regulations will put Norwegian authorities under pressure to open the Norwegian continental shelf for operators from other countries.Helicopter companies operating on the Norwegian Continental Shelf today, are approved and controlled by the Norwegian authorities.If the new rules are implemented in Norway, it will be full steam ahead for operators from any EU cou

Created: 2016-09-12

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 9372 39
2016 8330 35

Protect Human Rights from Pornography

Sign this petition if you agree: 1.) Online porn should be hidden behind paid-for sites to protect children. 2.) That actors and actresses in porn should have the option to buy images back (for the price paid) after ten years so thay have the chance to move on with their lives. The government has intervened with copyright holders of revenge porn, why can't they help those who make mistakes too? 3.) To ensure that people who want to act in porn are screened thoroughly for mental and emotional pro

Created: 2016-01-22

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 113 38
2016 103 35

british nuclear submarines

sign this petition to the united kingdom Government to build the british fleet of Nuclear Submarines with british only made steel and not steel from overseas.

Created: 2016-10-06

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 34 34
2016 34 34


DO NOT CLOSE DOWN SHEFFIELD'S Jacamo or Sinpky Be.   its hard as it is to find bigger clothes and Men and Women need you.  You haven't been open long and many many people love the clothes at Jacamo for men and Simply Be for women.   if you Love Jacamo and Simply Be and want it to stay in sheffield then sign this petition let's do Jacamo & Simply Be (JD Williams)how much we love and want the store!  

Created: 2016-09-28

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 35 34
2016 35 34