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City of Durham

City of Durham is a constituency in County Durham, in the North East of England. The seat has been held by Mary Kelly Foy (Labour) since December 2019.

Current MP

Name: Mary Kelly Foy

First elected: 2019-12-12

Party: Labour

Mary Kelly Foy is the Labour MP for City of Durham, and has been an MP continuously since 12 December 2019.

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The people of City of Durham have contributed a total of 14,751 signatures to 609 currently open petitions. That's round about average.

Top petitions in City of Durham

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,744 signatures so far in City of Durham

  2. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    754 signatures so far in City of Durham

  3. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    662 signatures so far in City of Durham

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

  5. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    505 signatures so far in City of Durham

  6. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    419 signatures so far in City of Durham

  7. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    411 signatures so far in City of Durham

  8. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    408 signatures so far in City of Durham

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

  10. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    283 signatures so far in City of Durham

  11. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    273 signatures so far in City of Durham

  12. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    254 signatures so far in City of Durham

  13. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    237 signatures so far in City of Durham

  14. Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 15th June 2020
    207 signatures so far in City of Durham

  15. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    193 signatures so far in City of Durham

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

  17. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    189 signatures so far in City of Durham

  18. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    186 signatures so far in City of Durham

  19. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    163 signatures so far in City of Durham

  20. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    156 signatures so far in City of Durham

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Reduce VAT to 5% for the retail sector " to help save our high street".
    Opened on Thursday 13th August 2020
    57 signatures so far in City of Durham

  2. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    662 signatures so far in City of Durham

  3. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,744 signatures so far in City of Durham

  4. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    505 signatures so far in City of Durham

  5. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    754 signatures so far in City of Durham

  6. Reduce the residential speed limit to 20mph in England
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    22 signatures so far in City of Durham

  7. Give government workers a fair pay rise
    Opened on Monday 20th July 2020
    254 signatures so far in City of Durham

  8. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    408 signatures so far in City of Durham

  9. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    419 signatures so far in City of Durham

  10. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    506 signatures so far in City of Durham

  11. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    376 signatures so far in City of Durham

  12. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    411 signatures so far in City of Durham

  13. Permit weddings of 5 people (registrar/couple/2 witnesses) during COVID19
    Opened on Wednesday 3rd June 2020
    118 signatures so far in City of Durham

  14. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    283 signatures so far in City of Durham

  15. Extra Financial Support For Closed Soft Play Centres
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    82 signatures so far in City of Durham

  16. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    273 signatures so far in City of Durham

  17. UKRI should extend all PhD students affected by COVID-19
    Opened on Friday 12th June 2020
    52 signatures so far in City of Durham

  18. Give business with prolonged closure due to Covid-19 additional grant funding
    Opened on Friday 10th July 2020
    15 signatures so far in City of Durham

  19. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    189 signatures so far in City of Durham

  20. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    133 signatures so far in City of Durham

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