P-05-1005 Make sure face masks in shops do not become compulsory



P-05-1005 Make sure face masks in shops do not become compulsory


This petition was submitted by Wayne Smith having collected a total of 412 signatures.


Text of Petition:                     

The mandatory wearing of facemasks is not 100% proven to be a safe measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus (covid 19). People MUST have the choice, for their own protection, and to make sure that we don't have Draconian measures.


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This petition was considered completed by the Petitions Committee at its meeting on 15/09/2020.


The Committee considered the petition for the first time alongside P-05-998 Wearing of face masks/coverings to be mandatory in shops and agreed to:

·         write back to the Minister asking for further clarification relating to concerns about enforcement and certification for those exempt from wearing face coverings; and

·         close the petition in light of the fact that wearing a face covering in shops has recently been made compulsory in Wales.


Full details of the consideration of this petitions by the committee and related documents can be seen on the Meetings tab above.

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 15/09/2020.


Senedd Constituency and Region

  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • South Wales Central


Further information





Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 07/09/2020