U.K Parliament Open petitions July 2020 – Race and Equality


U.K Parliament Open petitions July 2020 – Race and Equality

If a petition gets 10,000 signatures, the government will respond

  1. Teach Britain’s colonial past as part of the UK’s compulsory curriculum

    262,602 signatures

  2. Improve Maternal Mortality Rates and Health Care for Black Women in the U.K.

    185,601 signatures

  3. Introduce Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

    129,987 signatures

  4. Add education on diversity and racism to all school curriculums

    84,280 signatures

  5. Do not ban gender transition treatments for under 18s

    49,126 signatures

  6. Require all police officers to take Anti-Racism education

    26,243 signatures

  7. Require British Sign Language Interpreters for emergency announcements on TV.

    25,997 signatures

  8. Making the UK education curriculum more inclusive of BAME history

    25,820 signatures

  9. Pay Slavery Reparations to all Caribbean & African Descendants

    17,857 signatures

  10. Create an independent investigatory commission to help protect ethnic minorities

    16,391 signatures

  11. Make Anti-Racism training mandatory in all UK workplaces

    11,709 signatures

  12. Refund taxes used to pay slavery abolition debt to British descendants of slaves

    10,377 signatures

  13. Reimburse tax payers for monies used to compensate slave owners

    8,994 signatures

  14. Add ethics to the national curriculum for primary schools

    7,054 signatures

  15. Introduce Gender and Race equity for GCSE English Literature set texts

    5,581 signatures

  16. Review the use of force against BAME people by the police

    4,777 signatures

  17. Legislate for the provision of reparations to communities affected by slavery

    4,713 signatures

  18. Require universities to educate staff and students on unconscious bias

    3,956 signatures

  19. Implement recommendations from previous reports into racial inequality in the UK

    3,642 signatures

  20. Mandate regular anti-racist training for all teachers

    3,495 signatures

  21. Make black history a compulsory part of the national curriculum for all ages

    2,728 signatures

  22. Make August 1st of each year a bank holiday – the ‘Abolition of Slavery Day’

    2,393 signatures

  23. Uphold current legal protections for transgender individuals and under 18s

    2,374 signatures

  24. Encourage and support the removal of memorials that glorify the slave trade

    2,278 signatures

  25. Create an advisory board to review public statues and decide on their removal

    1,884 signatures

  26. Reform the National Curriculum on the basis of equality and BAME representation

    1,468 signatures

  27. Create an Official Racial Offenders Register/Scheme

    1,390 signatures

  28. Amend the Equality Act 2010: National curriculum and protected characteristics

    1,199 signatures

  29. Set up a national enquiry into racial inequality in all areas of UK life

    327 signatures

  30. Require broadcasters to have BSL interpretation for all news broadcasts

    323 signatures

  31. Commission a memorial to the victims of the slave trade

    302 signatures

  32. Add the history of the Balkans to the national curriculum

    218 signatures

  33. Make failure to reduce institutional racism as defined by Macpherson a crime

    109 signatures

  34. Make it illegal for employers to have different dress codes for men and women

    105 signatures

  35. Broaden the GCSE & A-Level English curriculum to include more BAME authors

    84 signatures

  36. Windrush Scandal – Increase levels & speed of compensation

    79 signatures

  37. Conduct and publish an independent review into race relations with the Police

    58 signatures

  38. Require all companies to remove personal information during application process

    56 signatures

  39. Create a Legacy of Slavery Commission, to review all UK civic memorials

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