Rise of the e-petition in the UK

Whilst writing the article on our Public Credit Petition, I came across this article of concerned MPs who “are plotting to seize back dominance of the petitioning system in Britain – and hope that the internet will prove the means to achieve their goal.”

Greg Knight MP is the chairman of a liaison committee and Andy Williamson is the Hansard Society’s eDemocracy programme director behind this initiative.

Unlock Democracy is a potentially likeminded network.

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