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Charnwood

Charnwood is a constituency in Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. The seat has been held by Edward Argar (Conservative) since May 2015.

Current MP

Name: Edward Argar

First elected: 2015-05-07

Party: Conservative

Edward Argar is the Conservative MP for Charnwood, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. He currently holds the Government post of Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care).

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The people of Charnwood have contributed a total of 13,079 signatures to 582 currently open petitions. That's round about average.

Top petitions in Charnwood

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,345 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  3. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    481 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  5. Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.
    Opened on Thursday 30th April 2020
    372 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

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

  8. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    283 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  10. Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    262 signatures so far in Charnwood

  11. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    237 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

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

  14. Make parking for all NHS staff free all of the time.
    Opened on Friday 24th April 2020
    209 signatures so far in Charnwood

  15. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    207 signatures so far in Charnwood

  16. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    206 signatures so far in Charnwood

  17. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    203 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  19. Coronavirus Support Package for Directors / Shareholders of small Limited Co's.
    Opened on Friday 3rd April 2020
    187 signatures so far in Charnwood

  20. Allow gyms and leisure centres to reopen
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd April 2020
    179 signatures so far in Charnwood

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Allow competitive Swimming Clubs to use indoor pools in Leicester City
    Opened on Tuesday 25th August 2020
    79 signatures so far in Charnwood

  2. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,345 signatures so far in Charnwood

  3. Extend the Covid 19 trading curfew to 12am
    Opened on Thursday 8th October 2020
    17 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  5. Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.
    Opened on Thursday 30th April 2020
    372 signatures so far in Charnwood

  6. Ban Anti-Homeless Architecture
    Opened on Wednesday 26th August 2020
    14 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  8. Make parking for all NHS staff free all of the time.
    Opened on Friday 24th April 2020
    209 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  10. Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    262 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  12. Give British Basketball appropriate funding
    Opened on Friday 14th August 2020
    71 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  14. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    283 signatures so far in Charnwood

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

  16. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    237 signatures so far in Charnwood

  17. Coronavirus Support Package for Directors / Shareholders of small Limited Co's.
    Opened on Friday 3rd April 2020
    187 signatures so far in Charnwood

  18. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    153 signatures so far in Charnwood

  19. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    207 signatures so far in Charnwood

  20. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    203 signatures so far in Charnwood

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