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Blaydon

Blaydon is a constituency in Gateshead, in the North East of England. The seat has been held by Liz Twist (Labour) since June 2017.

Current MP

Name: Liz Twist

First elected: 2017-06-08

Party: Labour

Liz Twist is the Labour MP for Blaydon, and has been an MP continuously since 8 June 2017. She currently undertakes the role of Opposition Whip (Commons).

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The people of Blaydon have contributed a total of 16,339 signatures to 704 currently open petitions. That's below average.

Top petitions in Blaydon

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,590 signatures so far in Blaydon

  2. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    767 signatures so far in Blaydon

  3. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    647 signatures so far in Blaydon

  4. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    521 signatures so far in Blaydon

  5. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    408 signatures so far in Blaydon

  6. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    403 signatures so far in Blaydon

  7. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    317 signatures so far in Blaydon

  8. Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    303 signatures so far in Blaydon

  9. Require local authorities to have free helplines for the homeless and vulnerable
    Opened on Thursday 3rd December 2020
    282 signatures so far in Blaydon

  10. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    278 signatures so far in Blaydon

  11. Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.
    Opened on Tuesday 16th March 2021
    271 signatures so far in Blaydon

  12. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    250 signatures so far in Blaydon

  13. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    249 signatures so far in Blaydon

  14. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    245 signatures so far in Blaydon

  15. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    233 signatures so far in Blaydon

  16. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    222 signatures so far in Blaydon

  17. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    216 signatures so far in Blaydon

  18. Allow teacher predicted grades for BTEC students
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    208 signatures so far in Blaydon

  19. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    198 signatures so far in Blaydon

  20. Close schools in Tier 4 areas
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    193 signatures so far in Blaydon

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Require local authorities to have free helplines for the homeless and vulnerable
    Opened on Thursday 3rd December 2020
    282 signatures so far in Blaydon

  2. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,590 signatures so far in Blaydon

  3. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    767 signatures so far in Blaydon

  4. Create a public register of people banned from keeping animals in the UK
    Opened on Tuesday 2nd February 2021
    181 signatures so far in Blaydon

  5. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    403 signatures so far in Blaydon

  6. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    647 signatures so far in Blaydon

  7. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    521 signatures so far in Blaydon

  8. Allow indoor play centres and areas to open in all Tiers
    Opened on Thursday 3rd December 2020
    22 signatures so far in Blaydon

  9. Public Inquiry into Unfair Trading Practices of Holiday Caravan Park Owners
    Opened on Tuesday 13th October 2020
    84 signatures so far in Blaydon

  10. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    408 signatures so far in Blaydon

  11. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    250 signatures so far in Blaydon

  12. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    278 signatures so far in Blaydon

  13. Cancel A-level and GCSE exams 2022
    Opened on Monday 11th January 2021
    140 signatures so far in Blaydon

  14. Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas
    Opened on Friday 2nd October 2020
    216 signatures so far in Blaydon

  15. Don’t allow the use of externally-set exams for 2021 grades
    Opened on Wednesday 3rd February 2021
    62 signatures so far in Blaydon

  16. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    317 signatures so far in Blaydon

  17. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    222 signatures so far in Blaydon

  18. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    198 signatures so far in Blaydon

  19. Fully fund schools for Covid-19 costs and provide relief for loss of income
    Opened on Monday 2nd November 2020
    102 signatures so far in Blaydon

  20. Mandatory printing of car registration numbers on all Drive Thru packaging.
    Opened on Tuesday 30th March 2021
    137 signatures so far in Blaydon

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