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Completed petition Re-open garden centres in Wales as soon as it is possible

Re-open garden centres in Wales as soon as it is possible:
- Gardening keeps people at home
- Gardening brings significant mental and physical benefits
- Garden centres are large, airy spaces with excellent safety measures in place
- The plant supply chain cannot be switched off and on. In many cases plants go to waste if they cannot reach garden centres
- Online, click and collect and home deliveries are not the answer. They are particularly difficult for independent garden centres

This petition was considered by the Petitions Committee

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11,217 signatures

10,000

The Petitions Committee decided not to refer this petition for a debate

The Committee considered the petition on 16 March 2021 and noted the number of signatures collected. It decided not to refer the petition for a debate in light of the announcement by the Welsh Government that garden centres would be able to reopen from 22 March.