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Theresa May MP

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

Theresa Mary May is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Home Secretary since 2010.

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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
2,852,673 supporters
Petitioning Theresa May MP

Give People a Final Say on Brexit Deal

Regardless of how you voted in the Brexit referendum, you deserve a say on the final deal. That’s why we’re launching the Final Say campaign, to win for the British people the right to make that all-important decision on the Brexit deal. Come what may in the months ahead, we maintain our commitment to our readers to retain balance and present many different points of view. But on this subject we believe a referendum on the final deal is right. We believe there are three reasons: 1. The people, on both sides of the debate, are losing faith with the current process. From Theresa May to Parliament as a whole, a chaotic approach has delivered infighting, resignations and party politics, but little progress on the key issues that people care about. 2. The people on both sides should have the chance to finish what they started. With reality coming into focus, it’s only natural to check this future is what people really want. After years of negotiations behind closed doors, the people must not be shut out of the final decision. 3. The people – on both sides – know so much more now than we did in 2016. The campaigns – again, on both sides – were flawed and clouded by misinformation. Many myths have been exposed. Now we must check there is support for the facts of Brexit. A full account of The Independent's view is available here. In 2016, the people were given their say on the principle of whether to stay in the EU or leave. Now the facts are becoming clearer, it’s time for the people to have the final say on the real deal – before it’s too late.

Christian Broughton Editor, The Independent
1,317,491 supporters
Petitioning Theresa May MP, Boris Johnson , Jeremy Corbyn MP, Tim Farron

Justice for Chunky - stop people who abuse animals from owning ever again

This petition is for Chunky the Chihuahua who was attacked for hours in what the RSPCA called one of the most disturbing cases of animal abuse they had ever seen. Chunky was, over a period of hours, beaten and drugged, his neck was broken, he was set on fire and finally he was dumped and left for dead. Despite serious injury, and against all odds, Chunky lived. The people who committed this abuse were only banned from keeping animals for five years. As an animal lover, who once owned a dog just like Chunky, I found this story highly upsetting. What shocked me is that these abusers and others like them will be able to own an animal again one day. There’s nothing to prevent them doing this again. I'm asking that anyone who abuses animals, regardless of their age, be placed on an Animal Cruelty Register which would follow them for life. In some states in the US they already have animal abuse registries. If this had happened in New York these abusers would have to sign onto an animal abuse list that would prevent them from ownership of animals. The UK need to introduce a similar law. A five year ban is not sufficient-- it is hard to implement in practice and why do we assume abusers attitudes will have changed after a few years? Our legal system should have an animal abuse list so that we are aware of people who have mistreated animals.  Please sign this petition for an animal abuse register. Let's get justice for dogs like Chunky. 

Maxine Berry
788,737 supporters
Petitioning Theresa May MP

Free Tommy Robinson

PETITION IN : ENGLISH - FRANÇAIS - ESPAÑOL - DEUTSCH - ITALIANO - POLSKI - CZECH - RUSSIAN Tommy Robinson has been arrested and jailed for reporting on Muslim grooming gangs. A job that he chooses to do with no regard for his own safety, informing the public of all the wrongs committed in the name of Allah. Fighting against adversity and reporting on issues that our mainstream media are too afraid to speak of. Tommy is raising issues that are affecting all of our communities, and that are being swept under the carpet and hidden from the public. Its time we stand together, stand strong, and stand by his side.   FREE TOMMY ROBINSON   Tommy Robinson a été arrêté et emprisonné pour avoir parlé des gangs pédophiles musulmans. Un travail qu’il choisit de faire au détriment de sa propre sécurité pour informer le public des horreurs commises au nom d’Allah. Envers et contre tout, il fait le travail d’information que les médias de masse refusent de faire. Tommy parle de problèmes affectant toutes les communautés, mais qui sont pourtant passés sous silence et cachés du grand public. Il est temps que nous soyons forts et solidaires, et que nous le soutenions. LIBÉREZ TOMMY ROBINSON Tommy Robinson ha sido arrestado y encarcelado por informar sobre pandillas de aseo musulmán. Un trabajo que él elige hacer sin tener en cuenta su propia seguridad, informando al público de todos los horrores cometidos en nombre de Alá. Luchando contra la adversidad e informando sobre temas de los que nuestros medios convencionales se niegan a hablar. Tommy está planteando problemas que están afectando a todas nuestras comunidades, y que están siendo barridos bajo la alfombra y escondidos del público. Es hora de que nos mantengamos unidos, nos mantengamos firmes y permanezcamos a su lado. Libertad para Tommy Tommy Robinson wurde verhaftet und inhaftiert, weil er über eine muslimische Vergewaltigerbande berichtet hat. Eine Arbeit, die er ohne Rücksicht auf seine eigene Sicherheit ausübt und die Öffentlichkeit über all das Unrecht informiert, das im Namen Allahs begangen wurde. Kampf gegen Widrigkeiten und Berichterstattung über Themen, bei denen unsere Mainstream-Medien zu feige sind, darüber zu berichten.Tommy wirft Fragen auf, die unsere Gemeinschaft betreffen und die unter den Teppich gekehrt werden sollen, um sie vor der Öffentlichkeit zu verbergen.Es ist Zeit, dass wir zusammen stehen, stark sind und an Tommys Seite stehen. FREIHEIT für Tommy Robinson Tommy Robinson è stato arrestato per aver segnalato casi di gang di pedofili musulmani. Informare l'opinione pubblica sui misfatti commessi nel nome di Allah, è una missione che ha scelto di portare avanti consapevole dei rischi per la sua incolumità personale, facendo luce su quello che la stampa nasconde per codardia o per paura. Tommy sta cercando di sensibilizzare su episodi che colpiscono tutta la nostra comunità e che vengono ripetutamente nascosti al pubblico. È giunto il momento di essere uniti, forti e di schierarci dalla sua parte. LIBERTÀ PER TOMMY ROBINSON “Tommy Robinson został aresztowany i osadzony w więzieniu za informacje (wolność słowa) o gangu muzułmańskich pedofilów. Praca, którą postanowił wykonywać, bez względu na swoje bezpieczeństwo, zdecydował przekazywać informacje dla opinii publicznej o wszystkich przestępstwach dokonywanych w imię Allaha.Praca, walka która rozpoczął przeciwko nieszczęściom i przeciwnościom losu i faktom, o których główne media boja się mówić.Walka o prawdę i wolność słowa.Tommy wypunktował wszystkie problemy, które dotykają nasza lokalna społeczność, oraz inne które są „zamiatane pod dywan” i ukrywane przed opinia publiczna.Nadszedł czas, najwyższy czas abyśmy się zjednoczyli, zjednoczyli w sile, i stanęli u jego boku.NATYCHMIAST UWOLNIĆ TOMMY’EGO ROBINSONA!!!!!” Tommy Robinson byl zatčen a uvězněn za podávání zpráv o muslimských pedofilních bandách. Práci, kterou se rozhodl dělat bez ohledu na vlastní bezpečí, informovat veřejnost o všech příkořích páchaných ve jménu Alláha. Boj proti nepřízni osudu a podávání zpráv o otázkách, o kterých se naše mainstreamová média příliš bojí mluvit. Tommy však vyvolává otázky, které mají vliv na všechny naše komunity, a ta jsou zametána pod koberec a ukryta před veřejností. V tuhle chvíli  stojíme při sobě, stojíme silní a stojíme na jeho straně. OSVOBOĎTE TOMMY ROBINSON Томми Робинсон был арестован и заключён в тюрьму за репортаж о мусульманских бандах педофилов. Томми информирует общественность о всех злодеяниях, совершенных во имя Аллаха, не заботясь о собственной безопасности. Он ведёт борьбу с преступлениями, о которых наши СМИ слишком боятся говорить. Томми освещает проблемы, которые затрагивают всех нас, и которые заметаются под ковер и скрыты от общественности. Пришло время встать и поддержать Томми всем вместе. СВОБОДУ ТОММИ РОБИНСОНУ

633,566 supporters
Petitioning Theresa May MP

Defibrillators to be provided in all public places

Our son Tom Cooney died at the age of 28. He was playing rugby when his heart stopped beating. The post mortem showed that he suffered from an undiagnosed genetic heart condition, Arrythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy. Between 10 and 12 young people aged 18-35 die every week from this and other undiagnosed heart problems. Often such deaths occur when playing competitive sports. Tom’s friends tried to give him CPR but it didn’t work. In cases like these CPR is only effective in 6% of the time. Defibrillators are a device that can dramatically improve the chances of survival in this situation. Tom might still be alive today if there had been a defibrillator at the sports club he was playing at. Some schools and sports grounds have taken it upon themselves to get a defibrillator, but there is nothing that makes it compulsory in law. In 2017 a Bill was presented to Parliament which would have made Defibrillators compulsory in schools, leisure centres, sports centres and major public places, but due to the 2017 election the Defibrillator (Availability) Bill was tabled never became law. We don’t want Tom’s death to be meaningless, so we have started this petition for this Bill to come into effect - we want to make sure all major public places are required by ław to have a cardiac defibrillator. To avoid other families going through the heartbreak of the loss of a child, please sign this petition to introduce defibrillators in public places. Thank you Alison and Kevin Cooney.      

Alison Cooney
606,432 supporters
Petitioning Theresa May MP, Sam Gyimah MP, Matt Hancock

Pay student nurses minimum living wage

I’m a Student Nurse - I love what I do, I love everyone I’ve met on placement, and more than anything, I love the people that make up the NHS. But in all honesty being a nurse is a real struggle, and being a student nurse, having to work 37.5 hours a week and paid nothing, is even harder. As a student we need to make up 2,300 clinical hours of hospital hours, as stated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, so that we can join the register. Other, more traditional degrees don’t require this. I love the practical experience I get, but the fact that we aren’t paid makes it feel like we’re just free labour for the NHS. Bursaries for nurses have been scrapped. Many of us are working part time, some even full time hours, as well as the 37.5 hours of placement, just to get some money coming in. I’m doing my placement hours but also working on the side, most of the time doing 6 day weeks sometimes 7 day weeks just to get by. A lot has been said about mental health awareness in recent months, especially for university students - the number of suicides in universities is rising. These statistic resonate with me because the amount of work I do to get by is a big strain on my mental health, the stress, the financial worry, the lack of rest. That’s I’m calling for a minimum living wage for all student nurses, to ensure we aren’t wearing ourselves out, putting not only ourselves at risk but also the patients we come across day to day. Please sign and share

John Worth
513,634 supporters