S2 E9: Catherine McKinnell on 21st century petitioning

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Catherine McKinnell is the MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North and chairman of the Commons' petitions committee, which has been giving members of the public the opportunity to influence parliamentary business since its establishment in 2015. This episode explains the ongoing relevance of petitioning, one of the oldest forms of seeking redress of grievance, and explores why it is proving even more popular than ever.

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