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

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