Rejected petition Allow gyms and leisure centers to reopen.

We see gym's and leisure center's as essential services. General health and fitness being the best defence against viral diseases. The longer they remain unable to operate the less likely they are going to be there when things return to normal.

Why was this petition rejected?

There’s already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue, or if the Petitions Committee has considered one in the last year.

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