11. How often does the Committee on Petitions meet?
Meetings of the Committee on Petitions take place every month, as a rule, except during the month of August when Parliament is in recess. The Committee is assisted in its work by a permanent Secretariat, which manages the petitions process, has an advisory role and prepares the Committee meetings.
Meeting agendas are published on the Committee's website. Please note that not all petitions are discussed in public and placed on meeting agendas.
Meetings of the Committee on Petitions are held in public and you may be invited to attend when your petition is discussed.
The Committee on Petitions places importance on the transparency of its meetings, which are web-streamed.