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Rejected e-petitions

At the UK goverment’s e-petitions website, people can post suggested motions for consideration by the House of Commons. We trawled through three months’ worth of rejected requests for the latest DG: above you’ll find one of our favourites, a petition for state-manufactured crisps. Below are our eight other favourite picks.

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This is an extract from issue #15 of Delayed Gratification, which is available from our shop.


A slower, more reflective type of journalism”
Creative Review

Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”
Creative Review

A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”
The Telegraph

Quality, intelligence and inspiration: the trilogy that drives the makers of Delayed Gratification”
El Mundo

Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”
The Telegraph

A very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”
Qi podcast

The UK's second-best magazine” Ian Hislop
Editor, Private Eye
Private Eye Magazine

Perhaps we could all get used to this Delayed idea...”
BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme