Petitions: Internet

Prime Minister written question – answered on 17th July 2007.

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Photo of Margaret Moran Margaret Moran Labour, Luton South

To ask the Prime Minister what examples of the practice known as astroturfing have been identified in respect of petitions on the No. 10 website.

Photo of Gordon Brown Gordon Brown The Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party

Criteria on the acceptance and publication of e-petitions is available on the No. 10 website ( A copy of this web page has been placed in the Library of the House.

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