||<p>The new e-petitions system has been running for over a year now and the Government
is pleased with the level of engagement that it has prompted among the public.</p><p>
</p><p>Individual Departments are responsible for the content and timeliness of responses
to e-petitions, however the Leader's office has general Government oversight of e-petitions.
My predecessor reminded Cabinet colleagues of the importance of quality and timely
responses to e-petitions at the beginning of the second session. I will be writing
to Cabinet colleagues this week with a similar reminder.</p>