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Barnsley East

Barnsley East is a constituency in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The seat has been held by Stephanie Peacock (Labour) since June 2017.

Current MP

Name: Stephanie Peacock

First elected: 2017-06-08

Party: Labour

Stephanie Peacock is the Labour MP for Barnsley East, and has been an MP continuously since 8 June 2017. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport).

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The people of Barnsley East have contributed a total of 3,877 signatures to 292 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Barnsley East

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. Call an immediate general election to end the chaos of the current government
    Opened on Thursday 14th July 2022
    782 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  2. Increase State pensions to £380 a week, and lower retirement age to 60
    Opened on Monday 6th June 2022
    217 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  3. Fund 30 hours free childcare from age 1 for families where both parents work
    Opened on Thursday 13th October 2022
    195 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  4. Do not sign any WHO Pandemic Treaty unless it is approved via public referendum
    Opened on Tuesday 3rd May 2022
    180 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  5. Include abortion rights in the Bill of Rights
    Opened on Tuesday 5th July 2022
    180 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  6. Recognise Teaching Assistants as an important asset to schools by raising wage.
    Opened on Tuesday 19th July 2022
    153 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  7. Do not reduce staff-child ratios in early years childcare
    Opened on Friday 29th April 2022
    133 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  8. Make suicide prevention a compulsory part of the school curriculum.
    Opened on Friday 23rd September 2022
    128 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  9. Repeal the current Dangerous Dogs Act and replace with new framework
    Opened on Wednesday 12th October 2022
    126 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  10. Find the time to take the Kept Animals Bill through Parliament and make it law
    Opened on Thursday 7th July 2022
    89 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  11. Limit the shooting season of Woodcock
    Opened on Monday 11th July 2022
    67 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  12. Increase statutory maternity pay in line with cost of living crisis
    Opened on Friday 27th May 2022
    67 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  13. Give Animal Rescue Centres a grant to offset this winters increased heating cost
    Opened on Thursday 1st September 2022
    65 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  14. We call upon the Government to hold a Public Inquiry into the impact of Brexit
    Opened on Friday 18th November 2022
    56 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  15. Increase Carer's Allowance to equal 35hrs at National Minimum Wage
    Opened on Wednesday 8th June 2022
    54 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  16. Add Romanian to the Modern Languages GCSE
    Opened on Friday 10th June 2022
    48 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  17. Make people on disability benefits eligible for the £650 one off payment.
    Opened on Monday 6th June 2022
    44 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  18. Ban sale of fireworks to the public and limit sales to licensed displays only
    Opened on Monday 23rd May 2022
    42 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  19. Full review of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) application process
    Opened on Monday 1st August 2022
    39 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  20. Withdraw the UK from the European Convention on Human Rights
    Opened on Tuesday 21st June 2022
    38 signatures so far in Barnsley East

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Implement recommendations of the Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme report
    Opened on Wednesday 27th July 2022
    23 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  2. Call an immediate general election to end the chaos of the current government
    Opened on Thursday 14th July 2022
    782 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  3. Increase State pensions to £380 a week, and lower retirement age to 60
    Opened on Monday 6th June 2022
    217 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  4. Give Animal Rescue Centres a grant to offset this winters increased heating cost
    Opened on Thursday 1st September 2022
    65 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  5. Recognise Teaching Assistants as an important asset to schools by raising wage.
    Opened on Tuesday 19th July 2022
    153 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  6. Fund 30 hours free childcare from age 1 for families where both parents work
    Opened on Thursday 13th October 2022
    195 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  7. Repeal the current Dangerous Dogs Act and replace with new framework
    Opened on Wednesday 12th October 2022
    126 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  8. Do not sign any WHO Pandemic Treaty unless it is approved via public referendum
    Opened on Tuesday 3rd May 2022
    180 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  9. Add Romanian to the Modern Languages GCSE
    Opened on Friday 10th June 2022
    48 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  10. Include abortion rights in the Bill of Rights
    Opened on Tuesday 5th July 2022
    180 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  11. Make suicide prevention a compulsory part of the school curriculum.
    Opened on Friday 23rd September 2022
    128 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  12. Increase statutory maternity pay in line with cost of living crisis
    Opened on Friday 27th May 2022
    67 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  13. Full review of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) application process
    Opened on Monday 1st August 2022
    39 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  14. Withdraw the UK from the European Convention on Human Rights
    Opened on Tuesday 21st June 2022
    38 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  15. Increase Carer's Allowance to equal 35hrs at National Minimum Wage
    Opened on Wednesday 8th June 2022
    54 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  16. Make people on disability benefits eligible for the £650 one off payment.
    Opened on Monday 6th June 2022
    44 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  17. Limit the shooting season of Woodcock
    Opened on Monday 11th July 2022
    67 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  18. Stop legal aid for court appeals for people entering the UK illegally
    Opened on Friday 4th November 2022
    18 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  19. Referendum on whether the UK should be neutral in the Ukraine/Russia conflict
    Opened on Tuesday 14th June 2022
    24 signatures so far in Barnsley East

  20. End the UK’s membership of the World Health Organisation
    Opened on Tuesday 7th June 2022
    30 signatures so far in Barnsley East

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