How do I sign a petition?

To sign a petition, you will need to enter your name, address and email address into the form provided. Once you have signed the petition, you will receive an email asking you to confirm your email address and that you wish to add your name to the petition, by clicking on the link your name will now be added to the petition.

What will you do with my details if I sign a petition?

We will use your email address to confirm your signature and, unless you ask us not to, we will also send you a maximum of two responses to the issues raised in the petition and emails from the creator of the petition. See our privacy policy for more information.

How do I get people to sign my petition?

Please use the tell a friend facility. You can also raise your issues in forums, your blogs and online discussion groups. You can also email your friends work colleges and family.

You may also find it useful to copy the code generated for you and placed in the footer of your petition and place this code on personal websites or on forums to link to your petition.

Wikipedia.org sometimes has relevant articles, which can be linked to your petition. You should also search for sites and articles with similar interests to your petition and email the owners, as they will probably link to you.

Do you accept all petitions?

We aim to accept as many petitions as possible. However this site has to meet standards that are set out in our terms and conditions.

We will reject petitions that are similar to, or overlap with an existing petition. Statements that amount to advertisements and potentially libellous, false, or defamatory petitions.

Is it possible to edit a petition

You are able to edit your petition at http://www.petition.co.uk/my-petitions/