Rejected petition Scrap the 10pm shut-down for Pubs, Clubs, Restaurants and Cafe-Bars.
To use this curfew as a way of frightening people into behaving in a certain way, without any real purpose, is just Government bullying.
Despite much searching and requests, I've yet to find any scientific evidence to support this ridiculous curfew. The bug is nasty, but to use it as a cover for social tinkering is just plain wrong. Let adults be adults, there are plenty of laws to deal with those who misbehave.
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.
Another petition on this issue has recently been referred to the Petitions Committee - Let pubs and bars trade, cancel the curfew: https://petitions.senedd.wales/petitions/244248
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