Petitions are a way for you to let us know about your concerns.
We accept two types of petitions:
For more information, go to our Petitions Scheme, which provides detailed guidelines on how we respond to petitions.
Before you submit a petition, you need to make sure it meets certain requirements – otherwise, we may not be able to respond to it.
A paper petition must:
Paper petitions are received by Democratic Services and can be posted or handed in. We will respond to your petition within 10 working days. In this letter we will also set out what we plan to do with your petition.
You can also hand your petition to the Mayor by appointment. Contact the Mayor’s Office to arrange this.
We recognise that more and more people are conducting their life and business through the Internet.
There are a wide variety of e-petition websites you can use, and we are happy to deal with the site that you feel most comfortable using.
An e-petition must:
You need to email us the link to its location and include:
You must not change the title or subject as this would mislead the people who are supporting your cause and it will invalidate your e-petition.
You must email us the link to your e-petition. If you don’t do this, you won’t have submitted your e-petition.