Inside Parliament's petitions committee, with Cat Smith MP
Episode 8 •
29th January 2024 • Inside Whitehall • James Starkie and Jonathan Gullis MP
Labour MP Cath Smith takes us inside the petitions committee. This is a part of Parliament that the public get to play a direct role in. The petitions committee is a function of Parliament that perhaps has the most obvious direct public engagement and receives thousands, even hundred of thousands, of signatures from members of the public every week.
So what is the petitions committee and what does it do? Join us to find out.