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Elmet and Rothwell

Elmet and Rothwell is a constituency in in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Alec Shelbrooke (Conservative) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Alec Shelbrooke

First elected: 2010-05-06

Party: Conservative

Alec Shelbrooke is the Conservative MP for Elmet and Rothwell, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010.

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The people of Elmet and Rothwell have contributed a total of 18,849 signatures to 750 currently open petitions. That's round about average.

Top petitions in Elmet and Rothwell

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,985 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  2. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    704 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  3. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    679 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  4. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    590 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  5. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    585 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  6. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    547 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  7. Stop work on HS2 immediately and hold a new vote to repeal the legislation
    Opened on Thursday 17th December 2020
    495 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  8. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    425 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  9. Open gyms first as we come out of lockdown & fund a Work Out to Help Out scheme
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    411 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  10. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    386 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  11. Do not rollout Covid-19 vaccine passports
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    373 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  12. Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
    344 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  13. Increase funding for urgent research into devastating motor neurone disease
    Opened on Wednesday 6th January 2021
    324 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  14. Do not restrict our rights to peaceful protest.
    Opened on Tuesday 16th March 2021
    293 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  15. Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account.
    Opened on Friday 5th March 2021
    277 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  16. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    257 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  17. Extend the Stamp Duty Holiday for an additional 6 months after 31st March 2021
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    244 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  18. Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19
    Opened on Thursday 3rd September 2020
    202 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  19. Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment
    Opened on Tuesday 29th December 2020
    198 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  20. Ban greyhound racing to end unnecessary deaths & suffering of racing dogs
    Opened on Friday 30th October 2020
    192 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Review the route and construction plans for HS2 for environmental reasons
    Opened on Monday 12th October 2020
    147 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  2. Work with Ofgem to increase use of voltage optimisation across UK power networks
    Opened on Thursday 3rd December 2020
    159 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  3. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,985 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  4. Ban cows with calves from being kept in fields with public access
    Opened on Wednesday 13th January 2021
    45 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  5. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    590 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  6. Stop work on HS2 immediately and hold a new vote to repeal the legislation
    Opened on Thursday 17th December 2020
    495 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  7. Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    425 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  8. Make dog theft a specific criminal offence
    Opened on Friday 20th November 2020
    547 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  9. Increase funding for urgent research into devastating motor neurone disease
    Opened on Wednesday 6th January 2021
    324 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  10. Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 20th October 2020
    679 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  11. Reduce University student tuition fees from £9250 to £3000
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    704 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  12. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    585 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  13. Open gyms first as we come out of lockdown & fund a Work Out to Help Out scheme
    Opened on Wednesday 20th January 2021
    411 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  14. Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government
    Opened on Tuesday 6th October 2020
    386 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  15. Regulate the beauty industry
    Opened on Wednesday 3rd February 2021
    16 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  16. Amend GCSE exam content for children that are now in year 9 and year 10
    Opened on Tuesday 19th January 2021
    148 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  17. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    257 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  18. Support Boarding Kennels and Catteries
    Opened on Thursday 26th November 2020
    127 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  19. Allow a referendum on devolving powers to a Yorkshire Regional Parliament
    Opened on Friday 8th January 2021
    28 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

  20. Legislate to prohibit transactions in cryptocurrencies in the UK
    Opened on Thursday 7th January 2021
    11 signatures so far in Elmet and Rothwell

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