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Volume 708: debated on Wednesday 4 March 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many petitions the Department for Transport received in (a) 2007 and (b) 2008; what steps the department has taken to publicise them; and whether they will place the text of the petitions received and the number of signatures in the Library of the House. [HL1646]

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what procedures the Department for Transport has for receiving, acknowledging, dealing with and responding to petitions received from members of the public. [HL1647]

All petitions are received by the department's staff and brought to the attention of the responsible Minister. There is no formal process to respond to petitions.