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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 12,928 signatures to 535 currently open petitions. That's round about 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
    1,353 signatures so far in Blaydon

  2. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    463 signatures so far in Blaydon

  3. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    445 signatures so far in Blaydon

  4. Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 20th April 2020
    409 signatures so far in Blaydon

  5. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    321 signatures so far in Blaydon

  6. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    311 signatures so far in Blaydon

  7. Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades
    Opened on Friday 27th March 2020
    287 signatures so far in Blaydon

  8. Review the need for a statutory owners and Directors Test in Football
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    287 signatures so far in Blaydon

  9. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    284 signatures so far in Blaydon

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

  11. Allow gyms and leisure centres to reopen
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd April 2020
    231 signatures so far in Blaydon

  12. Make COVID19 testing available to teaching staff caring for pupils.
    Opened on Wednesday 8th April 2020
    231 signatures so far in Blaydon

  13. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    218 signatures so far in Blaydon

  14. Award all Nursing Staff in the NHS a pay rise of 10% backdated to 1 April 2020
    Opened on Friday 29th May 2020
    210 signatures so far in Blaydon

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

  16. Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 15th June 2020
    205 signatures so far in Blaydon

  17. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    204 signatures so far in Blaydon

  18. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    184 signatures so far in Blaydon

  19. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    179 signatures so far in Blaydon

  20. Give all key workers a 100% tax and Nat. Ins. holiday through COVID-19 crisis
    Opened on Wednesday 1st April 2020
    175 signatures so far in Blaydon

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Make precautionary allergen labelling compulsory and more specific.
    Opened on Thursday 2nd April 2020
    19 signatures so far in Blaydon

  2. Review the need for a statutory owners and Directors Test in Football
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    287 signatures so far in Blaydon

  3. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,353 signatures so far in Blaydon

  4. Make COVID19 testing available to teaching staff caring for pupils.
    Opened on Wednesday 8th April 2020
    231 signatures so far in Blaydon

  5. For the sake of wildlife & forests ban the release of balloons and sky lanterns.
    Opened on Friday 15th May 2020
    128 signatures so far in Blaydon

  6. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    445 signatures so far in Blaydon

  7. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    311 signatures so far in Blaydon

  8. Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 20th April 2020
    409 signatures so far in Blaydon

  9. Provide funding for surgical correction of Pectus Excavatum
    Opened on Friday 4th September 2020
    47 signatures so far in Blaydon

  10. Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades
    Opened on Friday 27th March 2020
    287 signatures so far in Blaydon

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

  12. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    284 signatures so far in Blaydon

  13. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    321 signatures so far in Blaydon

  14. Allow gyms and leisure centres to reopen
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd April 2020
    231 signatures so far in Blaydon

  15. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    204 signatures so far in Blaydon

  16. Cut beer duty for at least 12 months, so pubs can survive after the covid virus.
    Opened on Tuesday 14th April 2020
    104 signatures so far in Blaydon

  17. Improve care, support and treatment for children with rare diseases
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    101 signatures so far in Blaydon

  18. Award all Nursing Staff in the NHS a pay rise of 10% backdated to 1 April 2020
    Opened on Friday 29th May 2020
    210 signatures so far in Blaydon

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

  20. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    133 signatures so far in Blaydon

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