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David Cameron MP

  • Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party

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Petitioning Theresa May MP, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, David Cameron MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Tim Farron MP

Free Nazanin Ratcliffe

My wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 37 year old charity worker, was on holiday visiting her family in Iran. She was at the airport returning to the UK on the 3rd April when she was detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. She has been transferred to an unknown location in Kerman Province, 1,000 kilometres south of Tehran, and is being held in solitary confinement. Gabriella Ratcliffe our 22 month old daughter (who has British citizenship only) has had her British passport confiscated, and is stranded in Iran with her grandparents. Nazanin has not been allowed to access a lawyer or her daughter. She has not been able to call out of the country to speak to me, her British husband, and the Red Cross have not been able to make contact. There have been no charges. Nazanin has informed her family that she has been required to sign a confession under duress, its content unknown. Her family have been informed that the investigation relates to an issue of ‘national security’. It is hard to understand how a young mother and her small child on holiday could be considered an issue of national security. She has been to Iran to visit her family regularly since making Britain her home. Nazanin currently works as a project manager for the Thomson-Reuters Foundation; which delivers charitable projects around the world. It does not work in Iran. Nazanin has now been in solitary confinement for over 30 days. Please help bring my wife and daughter home by signing my petition calling on our Prime Minister Theresa May to use her power and intervene.

Richard Ratcliffe
929,962 supporters
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Petitioning Ed Miliband

Pardon all of the estimated 49,000 men who, like Alan Turing, were convicted of consenting same-sex relations under the British "gross indecency" law (only repealed in 2003), and also all the other men convicted under other UK anti-gay laws.

Each of these 49,000 men deserves the justice and acknowledgment from the British government that this intolerant law brought not only unwarranted shame, but horrific physical and mental damage and lost years of wrongful imprisonment to these men. Alan Turing was pardoned in 2013, but the other estimated 49,000 men deserve the same.

Matthew Breen
640,798 supporters
Petitioning David Cameron MP

Allow the NHS to give Abi Longfellow her life-saving medicine

Our daughter, twelve-year-old Abi, has a rare kidney disease that could kill her in five years. Under lock and key in the hospital where she is treated is the medicine that could save her life. But thanks to a cruel loophole, doctors are forbidden from giving it to our daughter. That’s why we’ve started a campaign with the Sunday People. Abi’s one-in-a-million illness is too rare to be covered by NHS England’s drug funding policy but not rare enough to unlock cash for exceptional cases.And the manufacturer Alexion Pharmaceuticals has refused to drop the eye-watering £136,000-a-year price, ­making it impossible for us to buy the drug privately. Knowing that the drug sits in the hospital but Abi can’t have it is horrendous. In a couple years’ time it will be as cheap as a packet of paracetamol but it will be too late for Abi. We know the drug is there that could help Abi and it is used in other countries. It’s torture to know that her life could be saved but we can’t afford to save it. We’re calling on Alexion and the UK Government to give Abi’s life a chance. Abi even wrote a heartfelt letter to Prime Minister David Cameron, saying: "Why is that fair when other children with other rare kidney diseases like me are receiving it? "I’m a 12-year old English girl and if I lived in Ireland, Europe, America, Canada etc I would get the medicine without hesitation. "So I want to know why am I being disadvantaged in my own country?" We call upon David Cameron and the government to reconsider funding Abi’s life-saving treatment on the NHS. Read the full story here and sign our petition here.

Jo and Andy Longfellow .
207,329 supporters
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Petitioning Ed Miliband

Pardon all of the estimated 49,000 men who, like Alan Turing, were convicted of consenting same-sex relations under the British "gross indecency" law (only repealed in 2003), and also all the other men convicted under other UK anti-gay laws.

Each of these 49,000 men deserves the justice and acknowledgment from the British government that this intolerant law brought not only unwarranted shame, but horrific physical and mental damage and lost years of wrongful imprisonment to these men. Alan Turing was pardoned in 2013, but the other estimated 49,000 men deserve the same.

Matthew Breen
640,798 supporters
Petitioning David Cameron MP

Freiheit für Nazanin Ratcliffe

Meine Frau Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ist 37 Jahre alt und arbeitet für eine gemeinnützige Stiftung. Vor Kurzem war sie zu Besuch bei ihrer Familie im Iran. Sie war gerade am Flughafen auf dem Weg zurück nach Großbritannien, als sie am 3. April von einem Offizier der iranischen Revolutionsgarde verhaftet wurde. Man brachte sie an einen geheimen Ort in der Provinz Kerman, 1.000 Kilometer südlich von Teheran. Dort sitzt sie seitdem in Isolationshaft. Unserer 22 Monate alten Tochter Gabriella Ratcliffe (die nur die britische Staatsbürgerschaft hat) wurde der britische Reisepass abgenommen. Sie ist jetzt bei ihren Großeltern im Iran.Nazanin wird der Kontakt zu einem Anwalt oder ihrer Tochter verweigert. Auch mit mir, ihrem Ehemann, darf sie seit ihrer Inhaftierung nicht sprechen. Auch dem Roten Kreuz gelang die Kontaktaufnahme bisher nicht.Dabei gibt es keine konkreten Anklagepunkte. Nazanin hat ihre Familie darüber informiert, dass sie gezwungen wurde, ein Geständnis zu unterzeichnen, dessen Inhalt ihr unbekannt war. Der Familie wiederum wurde mitgeteilt, es handele sich bei den Ermittlungen um eine Angelegenheit, die die "nationale Sicherheit" betreffe. Es ist kaum zu verstehen, wie eine junge Mutter und ihr kleines Kind im Urlaub ein Risiko für die nationale Sicherheit sein können. Seit Großbritannien ihre neue Heimat geworden ist, besucht sie regelmäßig ihre Familie im Iran. Nazanin arbeitet derzeit als Projektmanagerin für die Thomson-Reuters-Stiftung, welche gemeinnützige Projekte überall auf der Welt vorantreibt. Im Iran ist die Stiftung nicht aktiv. Nazanin ist jetzt schon seit über 30 Tagen in Einzelhaft.  Bitte helfen Sie mir, meine Tochter und meine Frau wieder nach Hause zu bringen. Unterzeichen Sie meine Petition an Premierminister David Cameron und fordern Sie ihn mit mir auf, seine Macht zu nutzen und hier einzuschreiten. 

Richard Ratcliffe
929,962 supporters
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Petitioning David Cameron MP

Please look at this petition regarding DANIELLE GILL and Send her to prison.

As a community we would like the judge and the courts to look case against danille gill. She should off been sent to jail. Please sign the petition if you think so to. A female babysitter has avoided a prison sentence after she pleaded guilty to a string of child abuse charges against four young children. Danielle Gill of Wetherby, Leeds appeared in court room 7 at Leeds Crown Court to face sentencing after admitting child cruelty and child neglect charges. The court was told that Gill sadistically tormented the four children who were aged just 1, 3, 4 & 6 years old. The abuse included sexual, physical and mental abuse whilst she was left in charge to babysit the children. The sexual assault charges relate to the abuse of the one-year-old child The prosecution explained that Gill would spit and shout at the children. Punish them with cold baths and give them alcohol. Gill effectively walked free from court with a one year suspended sentence. The oldest child is currently undergoing counselling as a direct result of the abuse. In a psychiatric evaluation as part of pre-sentence reports, Gill was deemed at a significantly high risk to young children. Gill has shown no remorse for her actions. The case has now finally reached its conclusion after a two year process. Despite being banned from working with children, or being in unsupervised access to children, Gill who has no children of her own uses Facebook to join local toddler and baby groups advertising as a babysitter She was told she must register as a sex offender with immediate effect.

elizabeth campbell
110,750 supporters
Petitioning home office, Theresa May MP, Sadiq Khan, Jeremy Corbyn MP, David Cameron MP, David Lammy, Emma Dent MP

Get Grenfell Tower victim's parents to the UK

After the horrific inferno fire that engulfed the residents of Grenfell Tower Mohammad Alhajali passed away by choking to death from the smoke. I have started this petition on behalf of Omar Alhajali as I am their family friend and would like to reunite them with their family.  Mohammed al-Haj Ali was trapped inside London flat for two hours after being separated from his brother during the inferno. His brother Omar was taken to hospital after escaping and remained in contact with Mohammed, who was still trapped inside the flat.  "The smoke is getting in, the smoke is getting in, we are going to die, we are going to die," were Mohammed's last words to his brother.  Friends who were close to Mohammed told Middle East Eye that he was in contact with them till 5am.  Before dying, Ali asked his friends to tell his family in Damascus that he loves them.  After leaving Syria, he had not seen his family for five years and was forced to limit communication to ensure their safety amid the crackdown against the opposition. His parents are currently applying for an emergency visa to visit Omar their son in hospital and attend their son Mohammad's funeral. We need to get  their voices heard to the Home Office so that we can persuade an acceptance of the visa. Please help us collect as many signatures as possible to get them to the UK

Mirna Ayoubi
106,278 supporters
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Petitioning David Cameron MP

CLOSE BRITISH BORDERS

WE need fight for the country , this country is going down hill and the next attack will be on us if we don't take action "Egyptian people are being killed everyday.... Innocent kids, babies and women, are being killed every day by these criminals that YOU are defending them AND keeping their Headquarters in London... Not mentioning our Army Soldiers and Police men, that are being also killed or bombed every day. They are the same people that produced all kinds of terrorists all over the world. Starting from Al Quaeda... To ISIS... They are the Muslim Brotherhood that YOU and OBAMA are insisting on defending them... Helping them... Defending them... Financing them... Now they are attacking France Throw them out of your country... Before they FIRE BACK AT YOUR PEOPLE."

Rebecca Bridge
97,464 supporters
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Petitioning David Cameron MP

CLOSE THE BRITISH BORDERS.

We need to close our borders. We can't just let anyone in any more, it's too risky. What happened to Paris will happen to the UK. I feel for the refugees profusely, how ever, we have no idea what their intentions are. I'm sure that France didn't let the attackers into Paris knowing they were going to attack. They probably thought they were just refugees, the same refugees we're letting into our country and look what happened. Close the borders.  All money of which would have gone towards benefits and income support for refugees to go towards Syrian Charities.

Libby Ellis
84,052 supporters
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Petitioning David Cameron MP

Reduce stillbirth rates by implementing earlier and more regular doppler scans in pregnancy

My Husband and I have set up this petition in memory of our and all other babies sadly born sleeping in the UK.  Every day in the UK, 17 babies are stillborn or die shortly after birth; more than 6,000 each year. Many of these deaths are preventable, this level of baby loss is unnecessary and unacceptable.  Many deaths are caused by a failure in the mothers placenta - if the blood flow is abnormal, babies are starved of food and oxygen. Often the problems occur towards the end of pregnancy, but if identified the baby can be monitored carefully and delivered by caesarean before the placenta fails. This can be spotted by a doppler scan, but most hospitals use these only on the 15-20% of women who are deemed high risk - as per national guidelines. Professor Kypros Nicolaides at King's College Hospital in London offers doppler scans to all women three times during their pregnancies at 12, 22 and 32 weeks. He has been researching doppler scans for 15 years and believes that extending the programme across the UK could cut the stillbirth rate by as much as 50% - potentially saving 3,000 babies each year. A doppler scan only costs £15. Our baby, Freddie died at 27 weeks gestation as problems were not identified soon enough. If I had received a doppler scan prior to 20 weeks gestation, adjustments could have been made in my antenatal care to potentially prevent the worst outcome; the loss of our baby's life.  Professor Nicolaides has demonstrated through extensive research that more than 90% of cases can be identified from the 12 week assessment.  Our baby could potentially have been one of those 3,000 saved. If something can be done, then it needs to be done now. Please help by signing this petition to push for implementing this all over the UK. If we get enough signatures hopefully the government will take more notice and fund the prevention of unnecessary incidents of stillbirth. 

Tracy stephenson
73,395 supporters