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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 12,651 signatures to 586 currently open petitions. That's below 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
    2,058 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  2. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    755 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  3. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    364 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

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

  6. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    256 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  7. Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US
    Opened on Monday 11th May 2020
    255 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

  9. Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 20th April 2020
    230 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  10. Add education on diversity and racism to all school curriculums
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    228 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  11. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    218 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  12. Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers
    Opened on Thursday 25th June 2020
    208 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

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

  15. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    161 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  16. Do not ban gender transition treatments for under 18s
    Opened on Friday 3rd July 2020
    153 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

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

  19. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    130 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  20. Give non-British citizens who are NHS workers automatic citizenship
    Opened on Tuesday 7th April 2020
    124 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

Open petitions of local interest
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    2,058 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  2. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    755 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

  4. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    364 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  5. Allow Salons and Tattoo parlors to open at same time as hairdressers
    Opened on Thursday 25th June 2020
    208 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  6. Add education on diversity and racism to all school curriculums
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    228 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  7. Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US
    Opened on Monday 11th May 2020
    255 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

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

  10. Do not ban gender transition treatments for under 18s
    Opened on Friday 3rd July 2020
    153 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

  12. Halt Trident renewal and spend the funds on fighting the coronavirus.
    Opened on Wednesday 13th May 2020
    49 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  13. Suspend future sales of tear gas and other crowd control equipment to the USA
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    97 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  14. Condemn the US government for the use of force against its citizens
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    100 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  15. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    218 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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

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

  18. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    257 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  19. Extend furlough scheme for theatre and live music industry.
    Opened on Monday 7th September 2020
    112 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

  20. Provide COVID19 financial assistance only to companies paying UK corporation tax
    Opened on Wednesday 8th April 2020
    47 signatures so far in Edinburgh South

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