Articles from Petitions Committee

"Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000"

#TuitionFeesDebate - On Monday 25 October, MPs will debate e-petition 550344, relating to university tuition fees.

UK Parliament Education Centre awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education 2021

UK Parliament’s Education Centre has been awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education, as it prepares to welcome school groups back this autumn. Opened in 2015, the Education Centre provides students with a unique learning experience, with each visit including a tour of the Palace of Westminster – a World Heritage Site. Sessions are fun and interactive and directly integrated with the UK’s four curriculums, tailored to the age and attainment of different age groups.

MPs to debate a petition relating to Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum

#CurriculumDiversityDebate - On Monday 28 June, MPs will debate e-petition 324092, relating to Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum. Chris Evans, member of the Petitions Committee, will open the debate. The Government will send a Minister to respond.

The Youth Select Committee has received an official response from the Home Office to its report into knife crime

#KnifeFree - The #YouthSelect Committee gathered evidence for its report entitled Our Generation’s Epidemic: Knife Crime in July 2019 following a UK-wide ballot of 1.1 million young people aged 11 to 18, in which young people declared knife crime their biggest concern.

Black history and cultural diversity petitioners win Petition Campaign of the Year Award

Nell Bevan, Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson, Yacoub Yasin and Cynthia Muthoni  have won the inaugural Petition Campaign of the Year Award at the Your UK Parliament Awards.

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