Archiv: petitions


30.04.2019 - 11:42 [ theSun.co.uk ]

Theresa May becomes first Tory leader in 185 years to face emergency grassroots vote demanding her resignation

It is the first time in the Conservative Party’s 185 year history that rank and file activists have forced an Emergency General Meeting to discuss the party’s leadership.

22.04.2019 - 16:29 [ Graham Clark ‏/ Twitter ]

„The National Conservative Convention, the body that represents Tory volunteers, now has a duty under the party’s constitution to call an EGM to allow a no-confidence vote in the PM to be held.“ The 800 highest-ranking party officers are eligible to vote.

22.04.2019 - 16:18 [ Christopher Hope ‏/ Twitter ]

The National Conservative Convention, which represents Tory volunteers, now has a duty under the party’s constitution to call an „extraordinary general meeting“ to allow a no confidence vote in Mrs May to be held.

22.04.2019 - 16:16 [ Telegraph.co.uk ]

Exclusive: Tories just weeks from ’no confidence‘ vote in May after local party chairmen back unprecedented poll

A vote on Theresa May’s future among the party’s grassroots supporters which could hasten her departure from office is just weeks away after enough local party chairmen signed a petition supporting it.

27.03.2019 - 02:40 [ Metro.co.uk ]

Petition to revoke Article 50 rejected after hitting 5,750,000 signatures

The Government has rejected a petition calling for Brexit to be stopped, which has gathered more than 5.75 million signatures.

27.03.2019 - 02:39 [ BBC ]

Why bots probably aren’t gaming the ‚Cancel Brexit‘ petition

The BBC spoke to three cyber-security experts about how likely it is that a number of the 3m signatures gathered so far are not genuine.

They all agreed that the petition’s email validation process would be a deterrent.

23.03.2019 - 07:24 [ Guido Fawkes ]

‘Revoke Article 50’ Petition Creator Threatened May, Discussed How to Buy “Legal” Guns and Take Them to Commons

Remainers and Leavers alike have been getting a little too excited about the Revoke Article 50 Petition. Yes, you can sign it as many times as you like with made up email addresses and whatever name and country you care to put in. Yes, there are videos online explaining in detail how to use bots to hijack Parliamentary petitions – exactly what happened with the second referendum petition immediately after the referendum. Is it actually going to stop Brexit? No, that will be MPs…

23.03.2019 - 07:17 [ @NorthropGrumma1 / Twitter ]

Replying to @philiphaggis @JuliaHB1: Oh rite So just make millions of email addresses Simple

23.03.2019 - 07:11 [ Metro.co.uk ]

Is the revoke Article 50 petition being hijacked by bots? Unlikely, say experts

Over three million people have signed the petition to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit. But are they all real?

In recent years, automated programs known as bots have come to be used for artificially inflating Instagram follower counts, mining bitcoin or swaying online polls.