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Belfast West

Belfast West is a constituency in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The seat has been held by Paul Maskey (Sinn Féin) since June 2011.

Current MP

Name: Paul Maskey

First elected: 2011-06-09

Party: Sinn Féin

Paul Maskey is the Sinn Féin MP for Belfast West, and has been an MP continuously since 9 June 2011.

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The people of Belfast West have contributed a total of 8,835 signatures to 405 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Belfast West

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

  2. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    562 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

  4. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    504 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

  6. Prioritise special school staff in Covid 19 vaccinations.
    Opened on Thursday 7th January 2021
    262 signatures so far in Belfast West

  7. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    256 signatures so far in Belfast West

  8. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    233 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

  10. Allow driving instructors to pass learners unable to book a test
    Opened on Wednesday 9th September 2020
    228 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

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

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

  14. Ensure Student Nurses are paid whilst on placement
    Opened on Thursday 22nd October 2020
    189 signatures so far in Belfast West

  15. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    184 signatures so far in Belfast West

  16. Increase funding for research into Endometriosis and PCOS.
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    144 signatures so far in Belfast West

  17. Allow the British public to vote on the legalisation of cannabis
    Opened on Friday 10th July 2020
    144 signatures so far in Belfast West

  18. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    126 signatures so far in Belfast West

  19. Lower the age you are offered a cervical screening (smear test) from 25 to 16
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    115 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Prioritise special school staff in Covid 19 vaccinations.
    Opened on Thursday 7th January 2021
    262 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

  3. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    562 signatures so far in Belfast West

  4. Allow the British public to vote on the legalisation of cannabis
    Opened on Friday 10th July 2020
    144 signatures so far in Belfast West

  5. Allow driving instructors to pass learners unable to book a test
    Opened on Wednesday 9th September 2020
    228 signatures so far in Belfast West

  6. Ensure Student Nurses are paid whilst on placement
    Opened on Thursday 22nd October 2020
    189 signatures so far in Belfast West

  7. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    792 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

  9. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    256 signatures so far in Belfast West

  10. The government to allow the opening of nightclubs.
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    69 signatures so far in Belfast West

  11. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    184 signatures so far in Belfast West

  12. Lower the age you are offered a cervical screening (smear test) from 25 to 16
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    115 signatures so far in Belfast West

  13. Extend the time people with implants can claim against manufacturers
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    29 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

  15. Increase funding for research into Endometriosis and PCOS.
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    144 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

  17. Require Coroners to record when a death resulted from using a prescription drug
    Opened on Tuesday 28th July 2020
    11 signatures so far in Belfast West

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

  19. Create an Emergency Carers Support Fund to increase care worker wages
    Opened on Monday 7th December 2020
    43 signatures so far in Belfast West

  20. All nurseries and places of education to stay closed after Xmas to 15 January
    Opened on Wednesday 2nd December 2020
    83 signatures so far in Belfast West

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