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Edinburgh South

Edinburgh South is a constituency in City of Edinburgh, Scotland. The seat has been held by Ian Murray (Labour) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Ian Murray

First elected: 2010-05-06

Party: Labour

Ian Murray is the Labour MP for Edinburgh South, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010. He currently undertakes the role of Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland.

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The people of Edinburgh South have contributed a total of 17,228 signatures to 656 currently open petitions. That's round about average.

Top petitions in Edinburgh South

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    2,115 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  2. Do not give consent for another Scottish Independence Referendum
    Opened on Tuesday 26th January 2021
    2,102 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  3. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    711 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  4. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    634 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  5. Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.
    Opened on Tuesday 16th March 2021
    608 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  6. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    481 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  7. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    447 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  8. Increase funding for urgent research into devastating motor neurone disease
    Opened on Wednesday 6th January 2021
    349 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  9. Allow international travel to visit partners and family
    Opened on Tuesday 5th January 2021
    343 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  10. Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    340 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  11. Open gyms first as we come out of lockdown & fund a Work Out to Help Out scheme
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    333 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

  13. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    278 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

  15. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    199 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  16. Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    198 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  17. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    185 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  18. Revoke rules for refusing or cancelling permission to stay for rough sleepers
    Opened on Wednesday 2nd December 2020
    179 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  19. Make it a criminal offence for MPs to mislead the public
    Opened on Monday 30th November 2020
    177 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  20. Remove guidance and funding for temporary traffic measures that cause congestion
    Opened on Thursday 8th October 2020
    170 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Do not give consent for another Scottish Independence Referendum
    Opened on Tuesday 26th January 2021
    2,102 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  2. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    2,115 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  3. FIONA'S LAW - Women should be allowed a yearly Cervical screening
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    634 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  4. Include a BSL interpreter with all televised COVID-19 briefings.
    Opened on Wednesday 13th January 2021
    35 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  5. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    711 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  6. Revoke Government cuts to global health research
    Opened on Tuesday 23rd March 2021
    133 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  7. Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.
    Opened on Tuesday 16th March 2021
    608 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  8. Allow international travel to visit partners and family
    Opened on Tuesday 5th January 2021
    343 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  9. Increase funding for urgent research into devastating motor neurone disease
    Opened on Wednesday 6th January 2021
    349 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  10. Keep gyms open during Tier 4 lockdown
    Opened on Monday 21st December 2020
    447 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  11. Consider urgent action to grant specialist vape retailers essential status
    Opened on Thursday 18th February 2021
    94 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  12. Remove guidance and funding for temporary traffic measures that cause congestion
    Opened on Thursday 8th October 2020
    170 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  13. Extend Youth Mobility Scheme visas to cover for time lost during COVID pandemic
    Opened on Tuesday 24th November 2020
    60 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  14. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    328 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  15. Revoke rules for refusing or cancelling permission to stay for rough sleepers
    Opened on Wednesday 2nd December 2020
    179 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  16. Ban all unpaid work trial periods
    Opened on Monday 14th September 2020
    83 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  17. Require negative covid test to enter the UK
    Opened on Wednesday 30th December 2020
    168 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  18. Prioritise early years practitioners to urgently receive Covid 19 vaccine.
    Opened on Friday 8th January 2021
    66 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  19. Open gyms first as we come out of lockdown & fund a Work Out to Help Out scheme
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    333 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

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