Ombudsman - The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
Petitioning is a formal process involving sending a written appeal to an MP, following a set format, which is then presented to the Commons by the MP. Anyone can petition Parliament. All that's needed is that the petition is properly set out and has the signature and address of at least one person.
Public petitions: must conform to rules deriving from Resolutions and Standing Orders of the House of Commons. The rules for filing a petition can be found at http://www.parliament.uk/get-involved/have-your-say/petitioning/public-petitions/
Clerk of Public petitions in the Journal Office, tel. (020) 7219 3310, fax (020) 7219 2269, is available to give advice.
Other options to participate in the work of Parliament
Lobbying, submitting evidence on a Bill, taking part in a committee inquiry, etc.
House of Commons Information Office
House of Commons
Tel: 020 7219 4272
E-mail: [email protected]
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United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
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