HM Government E-Petitions go live – sort of

(Note to readers: This site is not in any way affiliated with the UK Government or its e-petitions website. If the e-petitions website is experiencing technical problems, please do not email this blog as there is nothing the blog administrator can do about that. If you wish to complain to someone about problems with the e-petitions website, please contact Directgov.) The UK Government’s new e-petitions have gone live, and the initial interest in this initiative seems to be causing some problems. My first attempts to access the list of petitions repeatedly resulted in the following message: Sorry if you’re experiencing problems accessing e-petitions. There is currently a much higher level of demand than we expected. However, I have been able […]

HM Government e-petitions

(Note to readers: This site is not in any way affiliated with the UK Government or its e-petitions website. If the e-petitions website is experiencing technical problems, please do not email this blog as there is nothing the blog administrator can do about that. If you wish to complain to someone about problems with the e-petitions website, please contact Directgov.) (Note for Canadian readers: only two legislatures in Canada – the Quebec National Assembly and the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories – currently accept e-petitions. For all of the others, if you want to petition the federal or a provincial government, you have to do it the old-fashioned way and collect signatures on paper. Please see my post on […]