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Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean is a constituency in Gloucestershire, in the South West of England. The seat has been held by Mr Mark Harper (Conservative) since May 2010.

Current MP

Name: Mr Mark Harper

First elected: 2005-05-05

Party: Conservative

Mr Mark Harper is the Conservative MP for Forest of Dean, and has been an MP continuously since 5 May 2005.

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The people of Forest of Dean have contributed a total of 9,806 signatures to 531 currently open petitions. That's a lot below average.

Top petitions in Forest of Dean

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

  2. Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 20th April 2020
    299 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  3. Reimburse all students of this year’s fees due to strikes and COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 23rd March 2020
    284 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  4. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    224 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

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

  6. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    196 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  7. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    190 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  8. Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades
    Opened on Friday 27th March 2020
    187 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  9. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    163 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  10. Allow football fans to attend matches at all levels
    Opened on Tuesday 29th September 2020
    158 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  11. Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    155 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  12. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    152 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  13. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    149 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  14. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    148 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

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

  16. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    144 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  17. Increase Number of Guests Permitted at Weddings, according to Venue Capacity
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    136 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  18. Allow gyms and leisure centres to reopen
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd April 2020
    136 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  19. Reduce curriculum content for year 10 & 12 students who will sit exams in 2021.
    Opened on Monday 1st June 2020
    132 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  20. Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.
    Opened on Thursday 30th April 2020
    132 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Covid-19 press briefings to be delivered only by qualified experts
    Opened on Tuesday 14th July 2020
    15 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  2. Change the law so unmarried, deceased father's name can go on birth certificate
    Opened on Friday 4th September 2020
    38 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  3. Review planning legislation to include facilities for HGV drivers.
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    75 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  4. Fund free feminine hygiene products for those aged under 25
    Opened on Friday 18th September 2020
    16 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  5. Ban ‘permitted discharge’ of foul water into rivers
    Opened on Friday 11th September 2020
    32 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  6. Include animal charities in emergency funding due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    111 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  7. Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 20th April 2020
    299 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  8. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    152 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  9. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    314 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  10. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    190 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  11. Make parking for all NHS staff free all of the time.
    Opened on Friday 24th April 2020
    128 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  12. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    196 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  13. Stop culling immediately and start widespread vaccination of badgers now
    Opened on Wednesday 6th May 2020
    92 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  14. Enshrine the Military Covenant in UK Law
    Opened on Friday 31st July 2020
    123 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  15. Review the decision to use previous data to calculate exam grades
    Opened on Friday 27th March 2020
    187 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  16. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    219 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  17. Change DfE school guidance to allow overnight educational visits.
    Opened on Monday 3rd August 2020
    59 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  18. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    96 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  19. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    163 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

  20. Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    155 signatures so far in Forest of Dean

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