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East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire is a constituency in Humberside, in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Sir Greg Knight (Conservative) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Sir Greg Knight

First elected: 2001-06-07

Party: Conservative

Sir Greg Knight is the Conservative MP for East Yorkshire, and has been an MP continuously since 7 June 2001.

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The people of East Yorkshire have contributed a total of 13,041 signatures to 614 currently open petitions. That's below average.

Top petitions in East Yorkshire

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,169 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  2. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    552 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  3. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    539 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  4. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    530 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  5. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    462 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  6. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    338 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  7. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    327 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  8. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    304 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  9. Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    270 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  10. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    258 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  11. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    235 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  12. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    202 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

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

  14. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    180 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  15. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    173 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  16. Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.
    Opened on Thursday 30th April 2020
    166 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  17. Protect Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    154 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

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

  19. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    144 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  20. Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers
    Opened on Thursday 25th June 2020
    139 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Extend right of appeal for major planning developments to objectors
    Opened on Friday 18th September 2020
    45 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  2. Give businesses the right to opt out of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs)
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    36 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  3. Make it mandatory for Police & CPS to provide counselling to ALL victims of CSA
    Opened on Friday 9th October 2020
    98 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  4. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,169 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  5. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    539 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  6. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    462 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

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

  8. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    304 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  9. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    327 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

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

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

  12. Urgently extend the statutory age limit for SEN provision given Covid19
    Opened on Tuesday 2nd June 2020
    42 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  13. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    135 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  14. Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers
    Opened on Thursday 25th June 2020
    139 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  15. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    144 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  16. Extend the Help to Buy. Protect deposits for those over the new house cap.
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    16 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  17. Protect Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    154 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  18. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    258 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  19. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    173 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

  20. Make parking for all NHS staff free all of the time.
    Opened on Friday 24th April 2020
    118 signatures so far in East Yorkshire

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