Submit or view a petition
Who can start a petition
If you want to petition us, you need to live, work or study in the borough. You can sign or organise a petition at any age.
How to petition us
You can either:
collect signatures on paper.
What you can petition us about
You can petition us about:
matters and services we are responsible for
matters and services other public bodies are responsible for, such as the NHS and Transport for London.
What you can’t petition us about
We cannot respond to petitions that are:
about an individual's circumstances
about planning and licensing applications
defamatory or contain offensive language.
What you need to include
Your petition must include the signature and address of every person signing it.
What happens after you submit your petition
We will confirm we have received your petition.
If your petition has less than 4,000 signatures, we will respond to you in writing.
If your petition is signed by more than 4,000 people, you can ask a senior officer to give evidence at a public meeting of an overview and scrutiny committee.
If your petition is signed by more than 8,000 people, you can request for it to be debated at a council meeting.
We will tell you about the meeting where the petition is being presented, in case you want to present it in person.
We will contact you with our response and publish it on our website.