Most popular petitions in United Kingdom in 2016

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Kalydeco and Orkambi: Our Cystic Fibrosis Warriors fight for life saving wonder drugs Orkambi and Kalydeco.

My name is Angela Ryan, my husband is Darren, we have 3 amazing kids, one of whom is our 4 year old daughter Chloe. She has cystic fibrosis. Cystic Fibrosis is a life limiting genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system along with many other health complications that are caused by having this awful disease. there are two drugs called Kalydeco and Orkambi, these two wonder drugs have the capability of giving those who suffer with cf a better quality of life. They are miracle drugs

Created: 2016-11-11

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 2124 350
2016 2108 347

To Jail the two Deaf paedophile sisters!

This petition is asking for support in the Worcester court case of two Deaf paedophile sisters, who abused a boy over 14y years, reported in national newspapers on 19th August 2016.  The Judge in this case: Robert Juckes, decided not to jail them because they are Deaf and would be isolated in prison! We, in the Deaf Community cannot accept this judgement, it is wrong on all levels and makes Deaf people look like they have no idea between right and wrong!  But we do!  These sisters knew perfectly

Created: 2016-08-21

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 384 342
2016 383 342

WansteadPOPS

Our High Street and Green are no longer feeling safe places to be and the cases of abuse, street drinking, indecent exposure and anti-social behaviour are rising at an alarming rate  The Wanstead P.O.P.S (Protect Our Public Spaces) Campaign is petitioning Redbridge Council and the Metropolitan Police for the adoption of a PSPO (Public Space Protection Order) to clamp down on street drinking and anti-social behaviour. We don't want incidents of a man exposing himself to a six year old child in th

Created: 2016-08-09

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 346 344
2016 342 340

WHEN GENOCIDE BECAME "FAMINE" : IRELAND, 1845 - 1850

WHEN GENOCIDE BECAME "FAMINE" : IRELAND, 1845 - 1850 This petition seeks your support for a campaign to: * Persuade relevant authors, editors and website content providers to stop using the word ‘Famine’ for what took place in Ireland between 1845 and 1850, and start using terms such as, "The Great Hunger" or 'An tOcras Mór' * To call on the Government of Ireland and its Ministers, and members of all political parties to correctly call it  'An tOcras Mór' The Great Hunger. It should be signed b

Created: 2014-01-07

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 9497 2345
2016 1222 326

Fix the road on Preston Lane

The road 'Preston Lane' is in awful condition. The potholes cover the road and it is unsafe to do anymore than 5 miles per hour due to the damage the road will do to the car. Also for pedestrians, the road, especially in the dark has caused injury people due to tripping on the uneven surface. The potholes, cover the majority of the road to the point where they are no longer pot holes more gouges out of the road.  It is unsafe as it forces drivers to drive round the holes ( it can cause damage to

Created: 2016-03-13

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 309 309
2016 309 309

Stop this Iraqi Lawyer from building war crimes against our Troop

David Cameron we the British Public will not allow this Iraqi Lawyer to make up cases so they can prosecute out Troops for doing their duty, and as our Prime Minister we are demanding that you stop this barbaric action.

Created: 2016-01-20

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 315 301
2016 315 301

National 4/5 Practical Woodworking

National 4/5 Practical Woodworking Issues There are, and have been, several serious issues regarding the National 4/5 Practical Woodworking course since its launch in 2013. Various teachers of Technical Education have attempted to plead their case to the SQA with sound rational, logical reasoning for changes to be made but have had either no response or responses like, for example- “No changes will be made” The issues have been recognised by numerous teachers after the experience of teaching the

Created: 2016-02-05

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 279 279
2016 279 279

Argos to honour orders they take money for

Today I ordered the Elmdon Black Circular Dining Table and 4 Black Chairs, order number 268/0370. Payment was taken and an order number was given, however when I called to require about delivery I was told I would be refunded and Argos would not be honouring the price. I was put through to a manager as I found this disappointing aswell as unfair and unprofessional. The manager was very insincere and rude.  I believe if we have paid for the item and we have our order number we should get what we

Created: 2016-01-19

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 278 276
2016 278 276

Adjust school times for our children's wellbeing.

We the undersigned  as parents  and representatives of the children of olive school request that the school take Immediate action to review and adjust the new proposed school times so that   1. It is more supportive for the needs and well-being of our children.   2. More considerate of the logistical demands of separate start and finish times for siblings which attend Tighs.

Created: 2016-05-17

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 258 258
2016 258 258

Revisit proposed Harefield Youth Center Plan

Created: 2016-06-15

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 265 257
2016 265 257