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Belfast East

Belfast East is a constituency in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The seat has been held by Gavin Robinson (Democratic Unionist Party) since May 2015.

Current MP

Name: Gavin Robinson

First elected: 2015-05-07

Party: Democratic Unionist Party

Gavin Robinson is the Democratic Unionist Party MP for Belfast East, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. He currently undertakes the roles of Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs), and Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence).

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The people of Belfast East have contributed a total of 11,248 signatures to 524 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Belfast East

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    883 signatures so far in Belfast East

  2. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    426 signatures so far in Belfast East

  3. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    399 signatures so far in Belfast East

  4. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    365 signatures so far in Belfast East

  5. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    351 signatures so far in Belfast East

  6. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    338 signatures so far in Belfast East

  7. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    306 signatures so far in Belfast East

  8. Allow driving instructors to pass learners unable to book a test
    Opened on Wednesday 9th September 2020
    293 signatures so far in Belfast East

  9. Seek common travel area between GB NI & ROI for Guide dogs & Assistance dogs
    Opened on Wednesday 6th January 2021
    286 signatures so far in Belfast East

  10. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    276 signatures so far in Belfast East

  11. Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
    Opened on Friday 31st July 2020
    259 signatures so far in Belfast East

  12. Prioritise special school staff in Covid 19 vaccinations.
    Opened on Thursday 7th January 2021
    246 signatures so far in Belfast East

  13. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    220 signatures so far in Belfast East

  14. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    220 signatures so far in Belfast East

  15. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    206 signatures so far in Belfast East

  16. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    205 signatures so far in Belfast East

  17. Protect Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    166 signatures so far in Belfast East

  18. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    162 signatures so far in Belfast East

  19. Allow the British public to vote on the legalisation of cannabis
    Opened on Friday 10th July 2020
    154 signatures so far in Belfast East

  20. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    144 signatures so far in Belfast East

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Seek common travel area between GB NI & ROI for Guide dogs & Assistance dogs
    Opened on Wednesday 6th January 2021
    286 signatures so far in Belfast East

  2. Close all businesses on boxing day to allow people to enjoy family time in 2020
    Opened on Friday 11th December 2020
    26 signatures so far in Belfast East

  3. Prioritise special school staff in Covid 19 vaccinations.
    Opened on Thursday 7th January 2021
    246 signatures so far in Belfast East

  4. Allow driving instructors to pass learners unable to book a test
    Opened on Wednesday 9th September 2020
    293 signatures so far in Belfast East

  5. Allow the British public to vote on the legalisation of cannabis
    Opened on Friday 10th July 2020
    154 signatures so far in Belfast East

  6. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    426 signatures so far in Belfast East

  7. Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
    Opened on Friday 31st July 2020
    259 signatures so far in Belfast East

  8. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    883 signatures so far in Belfast East

  9. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    351 signatures so far in Belfast East

  10. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    399 signatures so far in Belfast East

  11. Ensure Student Nurses are paid whilst on placement
    Opened on Thursday 22nd October 2020
    133 signatures so far in Belfast East

  12. Open gyms first as we come out of lockdown & fund a Work Out to Help Out scheme
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    96 signatures so far in Belfast East

  13. Extend the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme for the travel industry
    Opened on Tuesday 8th September 2020
    20 signatures so far in Belfast East

  14. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    365 signatures so far in Belfast East

  15. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    276 signatures so far in Belfast East

  16. Protect Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    166 signatures so far in Belfast East

  17. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    206 signatures so far in Belfast East

  18. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    220 signatures so far in Belfast East

  19. Provide support for sufferers of long term effects of Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 27th August 2020
    22 signatures so far in Belfast East

  20. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    162 signatures so far in Belfast East

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