Donald Trump's state visit to the UK will be debated in the Commons on February 20
The Commons debate takes place on February 20 and will also consider a rival petition in support of Mr Trump’ss state visit, which has more than 114,000 signatures.
The Petitions Committee made the announcement amid widespread outrage at Mr Trump's temporary immigration ban on nationals from seven mainly Muslim countries.
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Support for the petition calling for Mr Trump's visit to be downgraded from a grand state visit – including pomp, pageantry a ceremonial welcome and an opulent state banquet – has soared since the president announced his travel ban.
It had only 60 signatories on Saturday, which soared to 500,000 by 6.20pm on Sunday and now stands at more than 1.68 million.
The petition states: "Donald Trump should be allowed to enter the UK in his capacity as head of the US Government, but he should not be invited to make an official State Visit because it would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen.
"Donald Trump's well documented misogyny and vulgarity disqualifies him from being received by Her Majesty the Queen or the Prince of Wales. Therefore during the term of his presidency Donald Trump should not be invited to the United Kingdom for an official State Visit."
A petition calling for Mr Trump's visit to be downgraded has been signed by more than 1.6 million
The rival petition in support of Mr Trump's visit says: "Donald Trump should be invited to make an official State Visit because he is the leader of a free world and U.K. is a country that supports free speech and does not believe that people that oppose our point of view should be gagged."
Veteran Labour left-winger Paul Flynn, a member of the Petitions Committee, will open the debate.
Once a petition gains the backing of 100,000 names, Parliament must consider debating the issue.
The anti-state visit petition is the second most supported since the online system was set up, with one calling for a second referendum on EU membership getting the backing of 4,150,260 people.
The Government must respond to all petitions that get more than 10,000 signatures but has not yet done so for either regarding Mr Trump's visit.
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