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Once you have filled in the form online (see website address, right), you will be informed that your ‘online deminimus petition vote’ is not validated until you click a link that is generated and sent to you, via email. Only when this link is clicked, will your vote be counted.

The Parliamentary Petition is a very easy way to add voices to the ivory cause without having your details published. This vote is open to any individual person with a UK postcode and an email address.

Freya Simms

Chief executive, LAPADA

petition.parliament.uk/petitions/223254